Revue de Presse du 20 octobre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 20 OCTOBRE 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

BPM PREPARES FOR ROUND TWO

Antigua Observer

The Paradise Found Project Act is set to be debated in Parliament, today, and the Barbuda People’s Movement (BPM) has announced plans to challenge the legislation if it passes in the House.

PM rubbishes ‘CIP-collapse’ fears

Antigua observer

Following recent alarms, sounded by the Opposition United Party (UPP), about the security of the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), Prime Minister Gaston Browne said his administration is “determined to make sure that we maintain this programme as the best-run programme in the world.”

Browne optimistic A&B’s growth will be revised upward to 3.5 per cent

Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Browne said despite the negative forecast of the country’s growth rate from the Economic Commission of Latin America (ECLAC) he believes that Antigua & Barbuda will record some of the strongest growth in the region by year’s end.

Spencer mounts defense of his reputation, in Parliament

Antigua observer

Former Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer has continued to defend himself against accusations that he is guilty of wrongdoing in the widespread scandal at the UN involving former Antiguan & Barbudan Diplomat, Dr John Ashe.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

St. Kitts PM in hot water over statements about SEAF

Dominica vibes

The former manager of the Small Enterprise Assistance Fund (SEAF) Rosalyn Hazelle says she is pursuing legal options to get Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris to retract statements she said were aimed at sullying her “personal character and my professional reputation”.

PM Harris Alleges Corruption Of $11mil Loan Scheme

St Kitts observer

Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris is alleging corruption of an $11 million loan scheme implemented by the former government to assist entrepreneurs. The Prime minister said that the program administered by former Ambassador Roslyn Hazelle, was used to ‘gift’ large sums to Labour Party candidates, their families and friends, and to buy votes ahead of the general election.

ST LUCIA

Belgium Ambassador presents credentials

GIS ST Lucia

Saint Lucia and the Kingdom of Belgium enhance and strengthen a mutually beneficial and strategic partnership. Last week, newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, Guy Sevrin presented his credentials to Governor General, Dame Pearlette Louisy.

PM Anthony “warming” to idea of fixed election dates

St Lucia news online

During the In Touch televised programme with Press Secretary Jadia Jn Pierre Emmanuel aired on Monday evening, Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Antony said he is “warming” towards the idea of having a fixed date for elections.

Chastanet welcomes Sarah Flood-Beaubrun to UWP leadership contest

St Lucia news online

The Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Allen Chastanet has welcomed Sarah Flood-Beaubrun’s decision to compete for the leadership post at the next party convention. M. Chastanet said Flood-Beaubrun’s nomination is an indication that democracy is still alive and stronger than ever in the UWP and said he looks forward to the decision on November 15.

RELATIONS INTERNATIONAL ET REGIONAL

CARIBBEAN

Venezuela leader wants economic zone for Caribbean and Latin America

St Lucia news online

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro is advocating the establishment of an economic zone for the Caribbean and Latin American.

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