Revue de Presse du 23 Mars 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE LUNDI 23 MARS 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

PM warned that bullying, threats could cost him the next election

Antigua Observer

Political Advisor Dr Isaac Newton has blasted Prime Minister Gaston Browne for what he calls Browne’s threatening and bullying of residents.

Barbudans urged to vote in Tuesday’s council elections

Antigua Observer

Public Relations Officer of the Antigua & Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) Anne Harewood George is reminding the 1,075 registered voters on Barbuda of the importance of exercising their franchise.

ANGUILLA

POLITICAL CANDIDATES PARTICIPATE IN “SPEAK TRUTH” DIALOGUE

The Anguillian

Four candidates, contesting the 2015 general election in Anguilla, have participated in a novel event called “Speak Truth to the People”. During that event they outlined some of their plans for the island either as leaders of parties or independent candidates.

BARBADOS

PM : Barbados to become a republic

Barbados Today

The Republic of Barbados.
That’s how Prime Minister Freundel Stuart wants this island to be referred to “in the very near future”.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Remove ‘confidential’ from contracts – Fraser

BVI News

Julian Fraser, aspiring premier of the British Virgin Islands, wants laws to be enacted to remove confidentiality clauses from contracts signed between private entities and those owned by the government.

DOMINICA

DLP administration clarifies foreign relations

Da Vibes

The Dominica Labour Party administration has clarified its decision to review its foreign relations policy.

ST.LUCIA

More Questions than Answers

The Star

The prime minister’s address to the nation on Sunday March 8, 2015 in which he reported on the findings of the IMPACS investigation into alleged extra–judicial killings committed by the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force over the period 2010/2011 raises many pointed questions.

ECONOMIE

ST.KITTS – NEVIS

ITN Panelists Weigh in Revamping the CBI

WinnFM

More than a 100 applications for St. Kitts and Nevis’ Citizenship by Investment programme have been approved by the new Government.

ST.LUCIA

Natural disasters combined with St Lucia’s lax fiscal policies led to persistent fiscal deficits

Caribbean News Now

Earlier this month a document authored by Lea Gimenez, Edwin St Catherine, Jonathan Karver and Rei Odawara on The “Aftermath of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis in the Eastern Caribbean ; Impact on the St Lucia Labor Market,” asserted that…

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Antigua & Barbuda to ban poultry and poultry products from the US

Antigua Observer

As of today, Antigua & Barbuda is expected to impose a ban on poultry and poultry products imported from the United States, in order to “protect” the country from Avian Bird Flu which has been discovered in at least five states in the US.

ST.LUCIA

Gov’t Helping Stranded Students

The Voice SLU Online

THE Government of Saint Lucia, through the Ministry of Home Affairs and National Security has over the past weeks undertaken measures to secure the safety and health of approximately 76 individuals suspected to be victims of human trafficking.

Will Francois Return To The Hill ?

The Star

Police Commissioner Vernon Francois went on leave two weeks before the prime minister’s address on the classified IMPACS report.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ST.KITTS – NEVIS

Sir Dennis Expects More OECS Countries to Soon Accede to CCJ’s Appellate Jurisdiction

WinnFM

It is time for all Commonwealth countries to reassess their dependence on the Privy Council, so says President of the Caribbean Court of Justice Sir Dennis Byron.

Comissiong : CARICOM should Urge Obama to withdraw executive order

WinnFM

A leading regional activist wants CARICOM heads of government to urge US President Barack Obama to withdraw his executive order declaring Venezuela a national threat.

CHRONICS

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

Unemployment – Our Greatest Challenge

By John Peters

EDWIN St Catherine, who I regard as one of the finest minds in the field of Statistics in the Caribbean, posted a document on his Facebook page entitled :…..

Inadequate Response To Human Suffering

By Sir Ronald Sanders

PEOPLE on the East Coast of the United States of America (US) and the Caribbean should consider how best they might lend a helping hand to the people of the islands of Tuvalu and Vanuatu in the Pacific whose lives have been shattered by Cyclone Pam that struck them on the night of March 13.

IMPACS Report : Courage vs Cowardice

By Stephen Lester Prescott

IT is not surprising that Prime Minister Anthony’s valiant efforts at bringing closure to what appears to be a planned liquidation of young criminals has caused unease amongst those who would have wished the matter away.

What Manner Of Man Is This ?

By Peter Josie

IN the approach to an analysis of agriculture experimentation, the young agronomist and budding scientist is taught to keep the controllable controlled, and the uncontrollable as controlled as possible.

Stress Levels Taking Toll

By Thomas King

AS the walls close in on our Prime Minister, so does his stress levels elevate and his patience contracts.

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