Revue de Presse du 16 octobre 2015
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 16 OCTOBRE 2015
The political leader of the opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) has warned the government that the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) is under threat of collapsing unless the level of due diligence applied to applications for citizenship is stepped up.
British High Commissioner to the Eastern Caribbean & Barbados, Her Excellency Victoria Dean is advising the Antiguan government not to wait until UK grant funds are available to begin planning on how to best utilize them.
In the wake of the John Ashe UN bribery scandal, the Cabinet of Antigua & Barbuda has announced major changes to the policy governing the issuance of diplomatic passports.
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Colin Murdoch has disclosed that the President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro will be arriving today for a visit to Antigua and Barbuda.
ST KITTS & NEVIS
Further evidence of fiscal indiscipline and profligacy has been uncovered under the watch of the Douglas Administration over spending $82.3 million of expenditure which was not provided for in the 2014 budget, according to an analysis from the Ministry of Finance.
An IMF prediction of five per cent growth in the federation is being described as conservative by the Team Unity Administration, which says it is expecting as much as 7.1 per cent growth for 2015.
On Tuesday 13 October, 2015, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris, declared his government’s unwavering support for the call for reparations for atrocities of slavery.
St Lucia news online
Senator Mary Isaac is calling for the resignations of Human Services Minister Alvina Reynolds and Director Elizabeth Lewis following the death of a four-year-old boy whose mother claims Human Services failed to look into reports that he was being abused.
St Lucia news online
The leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement, (LPM), Therold Prudent, has declared that this coming Sunday will be a national day of deliverance for Saint Lucia.
RELATIONS INTERNATIONAL ET REGIONAL
Caribbean news now
Barbados is seeking to take advantage of current tourism trends and encourage more Chinese visitors to the island.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Antiguan authorities have cancelled a passport issued to a Chinese woman under the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP). Government Spokesman Lionel Hurst said it was discovered that the woman had lied on the application when asked if she had ever been denied a United States visa