Revue de Presse du 21 septembre 2015
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 21 SEPTEMBRE 2015
OPPOSITION LEADER Mia Mottley ordered the shutdown of one of her party’s branch meetings last night after confusion broke out over the election of a new executive council.
THE OPPOSITION Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is headed towards having new candidates in three Christ Church constituencies to contest the next general election.
Attorney-at-law Vere Bird III has said government must first address the inaccessibility of the poorer class to local courts before charging forward with plans to adapt the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the nation’s final appellate court.
The Chief Executive Officer of the global citizenship firm Henley and Partners is advising the government to aim for a double digit rejection rate for the citizenship by investment program.
Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace has said that the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will seek a further US$16 million to go towards the construction of the Argyle International Airport.
ST KITTS & NEVIS
St. Kitts-Nevis’ UNITY Administration invited and accommodated the Leader of the Opposition at the annual government organized national hero’s day ceremony at the Heroes Park in the Village of St. Pauls for the very first time.
The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has assured citizens that the recently passed Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) Bill will not affect most persons.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has postponed his trip to St. Kitts and Nevis and is expected to visit the Federation this week.
The link below will direct you the Prime Minister Timothy Harris’s address at St Kitts & Nevis 32nd Independence parade.
GIS St Lucia
The Consulate General of Saint Lucia in New York announced that Saint Lucia’s Prime Minster, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, will head Saint Lucia’s delegation to the United Nations Summit to adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda and the General Debate of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, which commences on Sep. 25.
Dominica news online
The first of a series of benefit concerts titled Dominica Relief Concert, coordinated by Dominican artiste, Gordon Henderson, has raised over 12,000 Euros, which will be delivered to the Government of Dominica to assist in relief efforts following the ravages of Tropical Storm Erika. The funds will go exclusively to the area of education.
RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL
Opposition leaders from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) who met here earlier this week say they are planning to hold several other meetings to discuss socio-economic issues within the sub-region.