Revue de Presse du 15 septembre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 15 SEPTEMBRE 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Gov’t Reluctant To Release NHI Reports & Studies ; Over $1.4M Spent

BVI Platinum news

A series of reports and studies on the National Health Insurance (NHI) system, paid for with tax payers’ money, will most likely remain top secret as Government has turned away requests to make all the reports publicly available.

ANTIGUA

Prime Ministers Browne and Gonsalves Disappointed in Harris Decision on LIAT

WINN FM

Two regional prime ministers are taking issue with the refusal of St Kitts & Nevis, the sub-region’s fastest economy, to invest in LIAT. Prime Minister Gaston Browne said other countries which benefit from LIAT but do not wish to invest in it "were taking a very selfish position."

ST VINCENT

Speaker disallows op position question about blank loans

I-Witness news

The main opposition News Democratic Party says it is considering its options as the House Speaker has disallowed a question about loans owned to the former, then state-owned National Commercil Bank (NCB).

Jules Ferdinand says NDP Will dig out ULP with garden fork

I-Witness news

News Democratic Party candidate for West St. George, Julian ‘Jules’ Ferdinand has described as ‘dishonesty’ Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves comment last week that police officers who suck up to politicians are like razor blades.

PM gives seven reasons why ULP should be re-elected

I-Witness news

The ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP) has listed seven reasons why Vincentians should re-elect it for an unprecedented fourth consecutive term in office for a Labour government.

ST LUCIA

LPM asked to state purpose of planned protest ; Prudent upset with other requests

St Lucia news online

The Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) has been asked by the police to state the purpose of the party’s planned protest march, which is due to take place on October 8.

Citizen By Investment Programme board named

St Lucia news online

The Office of the Prime Minister is pleased to announce the Members of the Board of the Citizenship by Investment Programme.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Independence State Service Focused On Peace And Reconciliation

St Kitts Observer

A state service held on Sunday at the Charlestown Methodist Church to mark the thirty-second anniversary of St. Kitts and Nevis Independence, focused on peace and reconciliation.

The Opposition Denies Boycotting Governor General’s Swearing in Ceremony

WINN FM

The opposition St Kitts Nevis Labour Party is denying that it boycotted the formal swearing in ceremony of Governor General Tapley Seaton on Thursday.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Crime Falls 29 Percent in St. Kitts and Nevis

Herald Tribune

St. Kitts and Nevis experienced a 29 percent decrease in crime during the first eight months of this year compared with the same period in 2014, police said Monday. While 796 crimes were reported in January-August 2014, only 561 offenses took place in the same period this year, police said in a statement.

CARIBBEAN

Tropical Storm Ida in the making in the Atlantic

Caribbean360

Meteorologists are watching three disturbances, one of which could become a tropical depression today or tomorrow and later develop into Tropical Storm Ida.

Dernière modification : 16/09/2015

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