Revue de Presse du 17 avril 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 17 AVRIL 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Mark notes positive feedback as election nears

BVI News

While suggesting that the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has done everything within its power to derail the government’s major infrastructural projects, Works Minister Mark Vanterpool yesterday claimed that many persons throughout the British Virgin Islands have expressed satisfaction with the number of projects underway or completed.

Auditor General sidelined for PWC, Fahie claims

BVI News

Andrew Fahie, a member of the parliamentary opposition, has stopped just short of claiming that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government broke the law by sidelining the Auditor General in its handling of a report that was based on a forensic audit into the former government’s handling of the territory’s finances.

ANTIGUA

Govt advised to better police collection machinery

Antigua Observer

The government has being advised to make “urgent adjustments” to its tax administration system to provide for better policing of its revenues collection machinery.

Workers mobilise to protest Banking Act

Antigua Observer

The Antigua & Barbuda Workers Union (ABWU) will be mobilising its members to protest outside Parliament if Prime Minister Gaston Browne fails to accept an invitation to hold more dialogue on the controversial Banking Act of 2015, before it becomes law.

Hurst : Paying the former GG is not a priority

Antigua Observer

A senior government official said the Labour Party administration does not consider paying the emoluments due to former governor general Dame Louise Lake-Tack to be a matter of priority.

Gov’t to pursue corporatisation agenda

Antigua Observer

The Gaston Browne-led administration is set to pursue a corporatisation agenda having decided that privatization has failed to lift enough people out of poverty.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Caricom Secretary General meets with St.Kitts –Nevis’ Caricom Youth Ambassador Boddie

SKN Vibes

Caricom Secretary General, Ambassador Irwin La Rocque on Tuesday met with female Caricom Youth Ambassador, Ms.Sonia Boddie during his visit to the Federation, to hold talks with Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris.

DOMINICA

PM calls for more regional support for LIAT

Dominica News Online

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has called on Caribbean governments to come on board and contribute to the financing of cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

US citizen charged for having fake money

Antigua Observer

A United States citizen appeared in court Tuesday to answer to three charges arising from a large amount of counterfeit currency that was found in her possession.

DOMINICA

Body fished out of sea in St. Joseph

Dominica News Online

Residents of St. Joseph were left in shock after the body of a man was fished out of the sea on Thursday morning at around 11:30.

ST LUCIA

Man drowns in Vieux Fort

St Lucia News Online

Police are investigating the death of a 27-year-old man whose body was discovered in Black Bay early this morning.

Police issue more crime tips

St Lucia News Online

“Weekend Crime Tips” is a production of the Press Office of the Royal St Lucia Police Force. In this week’s segment we highlight the use of Force.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

ST KITTS & NEVIS

NEVISIANS ASKED TO SEARCH THEIR PAST AT UNESCO AFRICAN ANCESTRY PROJECT LAUNCH

SKN Vibes

The sounds, rhythyms, movements and vibrant colours of Africa were displayed at the launch of the UNESCO African Ancestry Project on April 7 with a view to bringing greater awareness of African Ancestry apart from the written history of the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade which has overshadowed the otherwise rich African history.

ST LUCIA

SRDF invites all to Soufriere Creole Jazz

St Lucia News Online

The clock is ticking as the entire island waits with bated breath for the staging of what has been touted as the biggest fringe event for the St. Lucia Jazz Festival.

CHRONICS

ST KITTS & NEVIS

WORKERS’ RIGHTS, WORKERS’ PLIGHT

By G.A. Dwyer Astaphan

Certain bad practices have been taking place in St. Kitts for a long time. How widespread these practices are, I can’t say, but they pose a problem and, in my opinion, even a threat. One of such practice is this : some businesses operating here recruit workers from India. They do so through agents in India. And the contracts which some of these young people from India sign are bad in law, and worse in conscience. Indeed, they are downright inhumane

VIDEO LINKS

ST LUCIA

HTS NEWS

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Invest Saint Lucia CEO speaks out

CCC workers stage protest action

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