Revue de Presse du 17 mars 2015
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE MARDI 17 MARS 2015
The sacrifices Barbadians made over the last 19 months under Government’s fiscal adjustment programme have all been for naught.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
While claiming that persons shied away from his party due to what he described as fear, Elton Callwood told BVI News Online that he has been approached by other political parties who would like to have him on their tickets for the upcoming general election.
The debate is again rife over whether the parliamentary Opposition has been abusing its privilege in the House of Assembly in an attempt to frustrate the works of the government and merely score political points.
The territory is likely to hear by Tuesday evening whether Governor John Duncan will order a Commission of Inquiry in the government’s controversial cruise pier project in Road Town, Tortola.
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE Celvin ‘CG’ Walwyn is calling on the recently-elected Team Unity Government to address the demotion of Rosemary Isles from Acting Superintendent to Inspector, noting that it reeks with the smell of victimisation.
Antigua & Barbuda on Monday said it will resist further efforts to have the base of regional airline, LIAT moved from Antigua to Barbados with Prime Minister Gaston Browne appealing to his regional colleagues to “leave us with LIAT.”
Motorists in Antigua and Barbuda are paying on average 30 per cent more for fuel than any other Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member country, research from our news desk has found.
Technical Officer at the Environment Division, Lia Nicholson said the use of drones can greatly improve the work of government agencies but must be tempered by up-to-date privacy legislation.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Prime Minister Gaston Browne has issued a stern warning to “individual or individuals” whom he claimed are “attempting to oppose” what he a prospective development for Antigua & Barbuda.
The OECS Supreme Court requires the kind of funding mechanism put in place for the Caribbean Court of Justice.
Human Rights activist and Attorney at Law, Martinus Francois, claiming that the “powers that be” panicked in the face of a violent crime wave in 2010, and as a result made bad decisions in dealing with the situation, which led to alleged Police atrocities.
St.Lucia News Online
Commerce Minister Emma Hippolyte has revealed that government is currently reviewing the National Consumer Rights Bill and plans to have it ratified soon.
RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES
An Antiguan-based analyst says Caribbean governments have a role to play in helping Venezuela and the United States resolve their current dispute.
CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW
By Lenford O’Garro Washington
Here we go again ! Talk about more nonsense at the Argyle International Airport (AIA) in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG).
THE VOICE SLU ONLINE
By Jeff Fedee
PUBLIC response to the Prime Minister’s address last Sunday, on the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) report, was largely one of skepticism and regarded as “spin”.
By Stephen Lester Prescott
I remember a time in Saint Lucia, when the price of fuel was as unstable as the government that served during that same period.
By Peter Josie
If the answer to that question is in the affirmative, then who will revive the industry and when ?