Revue de Presse du 23 avril 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 23 AVRIL 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

O’Neal iffy about successor’s chances ?

BVI News

Opposition parliamentarian Ralph T. O’Neal said he does not consider the government’s announced land distribution in his constituency to be an election ploy, adding that he would not say whether he thinks his party will retain the seat after he leaves representational politics this year.

Support the ‘new’ VIP, Smith tells Anegadans

BVI News

While calling for residents of Anegada to support what he described as the new Virgin Islands Party (VIP) now under the leadership of Julian Fraser, businessman Rajah Smith has noted that – like the people of Anegada – he too knows what it means to be unrepresented and neglected because they are from the outer islands.

ST LUCIA

VERNON FRANCOIS BACK NEXT WEEK

The Voice Newspaper

POLICE Commissioner Vernon Francois, is expected to return to his desk next Monday after more than two months on vacation

ANTIGUA

‘Namba’ Adams defends his ambitions

Antigua Observer

Former United Progressive Party (UPP) MP Eleston “Namba” Adams said non-progressive thinkers are the ones making a mockery of the plans and strategies he has if he were to be voted in as political leader of the party at next month’s convention.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Nevis Deputy Premier : Multi-million dollar resort project will enhance economic activity

SKN Vibes

Deputy Premier and Minister of Tourism on Nevis Hon. Mark Brantley said ground-breaking for the US$20 million HTRIP Candy Resort Villa Development at Liburd Hill, marked the delivery of another project that would enhance the island’s economic activity.

Nevis has global appeal, SKN Deputy Prime Minister Richards says

SKN Vibes

Deputy Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Hon. Shawn Richards, described the recent ground breaking for the US$20 million HTRIP Candy Villa Resort Development at Liburd Hill on Nevis by a Chinese investor Jian Li, as a momentous occasion. He said it underscored St. Kitts and Nevis’ global appeal in particular Nevis.

Construction for US$20 million Candy Resort Villa Development commences on Nevis

SKN vibes

A US $20million villa development project at Liburd Hill, St. James’ Parish, will provide many jobs for the people of Nevis. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and General Manager of HTRIP and 1st Director of Caribbean Development Consultant Ltd. (CDCL) Mr. Jian Li made that disclosure on April 17, 2015, at a ground breaking ceremony signalling the start of construction for the HTRIP Candy Resort Villa Development.

Constituency Empowerment Office Disbanded

Winn Fm

Reports indicate that government closed the Constituency Empowerment Office Friday at close to 4:00 p.m. sending home some 18 people.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Woman hospitalized after running off Sir George Walter Highway

Antigua Observer

Scores of residents gathered on old Parham Road opposite Dee’s Service Station around 10 am this morning after a vehicle veered off Sir George Walter highway and stormed through a long stretch of scrub bush crashing near a construction site on Old Parham Road where it came to a halt.

ECCB to give training in currency changes

Antigua Observer

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank will be providing training for cashiers and tellers, ahead of its plan to phase the 1 and 2-cent coins out of circulation.

ST LUCIA

MISSING’ 7 IN GRENADA

The voice newspaper

THE controversial Lambirds Academy affair took a new twist yesterday when police confirmed that seven Nepalese students thought to be missing in St Lucia were detained by police in Grenada.

Youth, 18, Latest Homicide Victim

The Voice Newspaper

The gruesome discovery was made on Tuesday at about 1:30 p.m. when the lifeless body of 18 year old Marvin Anthony Augustin of Grand Riviere, Gros-Islet was discovered on the Trouya Beach, in Gros-Islet.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

DOMINICA

OECS to tackle high food import bill

Dominica News Online

Facing a massive US$480-million food import bill, the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is to put in place a plan for agriculture which aims to reduce that expense.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

REMOVE TAXES AVIATION EXPERTS ADVISE

Antigua Observer

The removal of all taxes on air travel within the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) is among recommendations presented by aviation experts, tourism stakeholders and government representatives from throughout the sub-grouping when they met for talks, Wednesday.

DOMINICA

ECCB explains rounding system for phasing out of coins

Dominica News Online

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has sought to explain its rounding system as it prepares to phase out of circulation the one-cent and two-cent coins.

ST LUCIA

This Year’s Budget $1.4 billion

The voice Newspaper

PRIME Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony will on Tuesday present the 2015/2016 Estimates of Expenditure, expected to be in the region of $1.4 billion, $200,000 more than last year’s.

SANTE

DOMINICA

More HIV cases reported for first quarter of 2015

Dominica News Online

The National HIV/AIDS Unit is reporting seven to eight new cases of the deadly virus, HIV, which causes AIDS, in Dominica for the first quarter of 2015.

BARBADOS

CHIKV cases decline

Barbados Today

Health authorities are reporting that the incidence of chikungunya is on the decline. In its latest update released today, the Ministry of Health said a total of 57 suspected cases were recorded for the first 12 weeks of 2015, but so far this year there had been no confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne virus

CHRONICS

ST LUCIA

ST LUCIA NEWS ONLINE

COMMENTARY : Lambirds Academy and human trafficking

By Felicia Browne

Education has played a fundamental role in the development of people in developed and underdeveloped countries.

VIDEO LINKS

ST LUCIA

HTS NEWS

Missing Lambirds Students found in Grenada

Feuding students damage Route 5F bus

Outpouring for slain youth

Armed robbers attack fisherman at home

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