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Political leader of the United Progressive Party has said the process used to approve the more than 800 passports under the Citizen by Investment Programme is illegal and the party intends to challenge it.
Dominica news online
Dominica’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Dr. Vince Henderson has revealed that government will soon make public the amount of money that has been earned under the much talked about Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Program.
St Lucia news online
The Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) is urging government and the Statistics Department to stop confusing the nation and provide the proper employment figures.
St Lucia news online
Veteran trade unionist Mary Isaac has responded to criticisms made by Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony who has publicly criticized the leadership within the public service.
Caribbean news now
The current administration in St Kitts and Nevis has been taken to task for not initiating timely probes into suspect activity alleged to have been conducted by the former Denzil Douglas administration.
Barbados Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart says in order for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to fulfil its promise, it needs to look at the strength of the movement as well as examine the “important elements that we have lost in the regional integration movement”.
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) today discussed financial issues in Belize and its ability to respond to banking problems, as a prelude to the opening of the 27th intercessional meeting.
The local economy is expected to grow by at least 5% in 2016, on the back of a 3.5% expansion in 2014, progress which delights the government.
Minister of State within the Ministry of Finance Lennox Weston made a disclosure yesterday during the budget debate in the Upper House, that the Government has set aside approximately $84 million to fund major road works and drainages in and around the country.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
A High Court Judge has ruled as “entirely hopeless” a claim by the Teachers’ Union that an article of the Collective Bargaining Agreement it signed with the Government in 2005 does not contravene Section 26(1) of the constitution of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), as the Government later claimed.