Revue de Presse du 14 avril 2016
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 14 AVRIL 2016
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
A former candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP) who lost his election bid and was subsequently appointed Managing Director at the BVI Ports Authority has suggested that he is not satisfied with how he is being treated by the NDP government, partly because of the contribution he made to the party’s general election victory back in 2011.
The Gaston Browne administration is aiming to make 500 new jobs available in the public sector by the end of April.
The results of elections for the Deputy Leadership of the People Action Movement have not been officially declaring following a controversial balloting process over the weekend. The initial results saw long-time Co-Deputy Leader and Minister of Government Eugene Hamilton ousted in favour of newcomer Vernon Connor, who stood as a candidate for the party in the General Elections last year.
St. Kitts and Nevis’ Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honourable Mark Brantley, said he is hopeful that visa free travel to Canada for citizens of the twin-island federation will be restored.
Dominica news online
The Government of Dominica has signed a contract with NSG Management and Technical Services Limited of Barbados worth EC$18,182,437.35 for a major project in Roseau.
Caribbean news now
With the formal re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Barbados and other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are now seeking to further partner with that country in an effort to take advantage of emerging opportunities.
Dominica news online
After the island reported its first case of the virus last month, four more cases of the dreaded Zika Virus have been confirmed on the Island.
St Lucia Times
On Wednesday April 13, 2016 the Office of the Chief Medical Officer was informed by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) of the confirmation of two additional cases of Zika Virus Disease in Saint Lucia.