Revue de Presse du 16 mars 2015
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE LUNDI 16 MARS 2015
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
The credibility of some public servants has been called into question after what appear to be private communication between the Social Security Board and Total Pier Park (TPP) ended up in the hands of Opposition legislator Julian Fraser.
Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith has denied claims by the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) that his administration is already rolling out a number of infrastructural projects to secure an advantage heading into the general election which is due by early next year.
Amid claims that what appear to be fraudulent activities have been taking place in his ministry, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. D. Orlando Smith has promised to provide a full report on a number of conflicting figures that he this month presented to the House of Assembly.
ST.KITTS – NEVIS
While there has still been no official statement from the government about reports that former Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas’ US visa has been revoked, Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris confirmed the reports at a Constituency meeting last week.
As questions about the status of the Commissioner of Police continue to be raised, former Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is charging that his alleged treatment by the new administration is an example of…
Former Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas has confirmed that he was the person who approved the controversial promotion of Police Inspector Rosemarie Isles to Acting Superintendent.
Hard to believe, the St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce was once a nightmarish horned and saber-toothed creature capable of bringing powerful politicians to their knees at the heart-stopping sound of a hiccup.
Dr. Gale Rigobert the leader of the opposition has described the prime minister’s speech as “wholly irresponsible and lacking wisdom.”
The Barbados government Wednesday sought to assure hoteliers that it was dealing with their complaints regarding duty free concessions promised to them several months ago.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
The Antigua Trades and Labour Union (AT&LU) is once again making moves to ratify the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Convention No. 189
The Voice SLU Online
THE man now in charge of lifting the spirits of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force says the organization is “deeply touched” by Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony’s March 8 address to the nation that referenced the IMPACS report.
At a press conference held by the hierarchy of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force on Friday morning, the mood was every bit sombre, with those at the head table appearing to carefully choosing their words.
RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES
Caribbean News Now
Within a few days, the European Union (EU) will pay BD$35.65 million (US$17.825 million) into the Consolidated Fund as part of its continuing support of the Barbados human resource development (HRD) programme.
Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, will on Monday 16 March 2015, be the keynote speaker at an lecture in Grenada that will focus, in part, on foreign policy.
The Voice SLU Online
THE escalating tension between the United States of America and Venezuela will not interfere with Caracas’ oil and social programmes to Saint Lucia and other Caribbean countries, at least not yet.
A joint delegation from the International Cooperation Department of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Relations Department from the Argentine Ministry of Agriculture visited Saint Lucia between the 4th and 6th of March, 2015.
By Sir Ronald Sanders
US President Barack Obama’s executive order imposing sanctions on another seven officials of the Venezuelan Government for alleged intimidation of political opponents was boilerplate.
By Gale Rigobert
The last several months have been pregnant with incidents highlighting the plight of the vulnerable. Poor people, women, children, differently-abled and the elderly are among our most vulnerable.
CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW
When Ralph Gonsalves announced the finish and operational dates for the Argyle International Airport, we must ask ourselves if he knew each of those dates were unachievable.