Revue de Presse du 23 mai 2016

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 23 MAI 2016

POLITICS

BARBADOS

Opposition watching government

CBC

Opposition leader Mia Mottley says her Barbados Labour Party will be watching every move made by the government.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Bank knows more about Gov’t finances than HoA

Virgin Islands news

Opposition Member and First District Representative Andrew A. Fahie slammed the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, adding that all indications show it is covering up the fact that has run the country broke.

DOMINICA

PM Skerrit says “UWP operatives” planning to stop West Bridge Project

Dominica news now

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has said his ‘intelligence’ has shown that ‘operatives’ of the United Workers’ Party (UWP) are planning to stall the new West Bridge Project, in Roseau.

UWP leader calls for DLP to forego Soufriere by-election

Dominica news online

Leader of the United Workers’ Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, has called for the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) to forgo the Soufriere by-election, which is carded for June 7. At the UWP’s ‘Purple Rally’, at Pointe Michel, Friday night, he stated that the DLP was “disgraced” by former MP for the Soufriere constituency, Ian Pinard.

ST KITTS

Prime Minister Harris’ delegation pays courtesy call on President of ROC (Taiwan) Dr. Tsai Ing-Wen

ZIZ

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris, thanked the new President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) Her Excellency Dr. Tsai Ing-Wen, who was inaugurated as the first female president on May 20, for her Government’s invitation to visit her country totally at its courtesy and expense.

ST LUCIA

PM Announces Plan To Reduce Unemployment

The voice newspaper

Speaking at a public meeting last Thursday evening, Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony said that tackling the high unemployment rate will remain paramount on the Saint Lucia Labour Party’s agenda should it be given another term in office.

Kenny Announces Election 666 !

The star newspaper

The link below will give you information on journalist Rick Wayne criticizing the next general elections date.

UWP Says SLP Has Failed On Every Promise

The voice newspaper

The opposition United workers party said that they welcomed the June 6th election date announced by Prime Minister Kenny Anthony.

Don’t gamble on Chastanet, says Deputy Prime Minister

St Lucia news online

Deputy Prime Minister and Member of Parliament (MP) for Castries East, Philip J. Pierre, has urged voters not to be fooled by Allen Chastanet’s promise to remove the Value Added Tax (VAT) and vote for him.

LPM welcomes announcement of general election date

St Lucia news online

The minority Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) has welcomed the announcement of the general election date and said it will be making a major announcement on Tuesday.

ST VINCENT

Elections chief has ‘nothing to say’ about opposition’s latest allegations

I-witness news

Supervisor of Elections Sylvia Findlay-Srubb on Friday said she is not responding to any questions from the media even as opposition leader Arnhim Eustace has accused her of flouting the nation’s election laws and says that he will ask the Director of public Prosecution (DPP) to bring charges against ‘certain election officers’.

SOCIETE

CARIBBEAN

C’bean told to help Venezuela

Antigua observer

Two Caribbean professionals are of the view that the Caribbean “has a duty” to extend some goodwill to Venezuela in its time of need.

ST VINCENT

Moody’s changes outlook on St. Vincent ratings to stable from negative

Antigua observer

International ratings agency, Moody’s Investors Service, has changed the outlook on the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ B3/NP issuer andB3 bond ratings to stable from negative.

DOMINICA

Linton urges gov’t to offer $1M aid to Venezuela

Dominica vibes

Dominica’s Opposition Leader Lennox Linton has called on government to dip into the revenue generated from the country’s Economic Citizenship Programme to help the crisis-stricken Venezuela. M. Linton suggested that the assistance could come in the form of at least EC$1 million (US$370,370) which should be immediately dispatched to Venezuela.

SANTE

DOMINICA

Zika cases in Dominica jump to 28

Antigua observer

Health authorities say at least two pregnant women have contracted the mosquito borne Zika virus as the number of cases of people infected with the virus jumped to 28.

ECONOMIE

Troy Liburd and Dr. Douglas wrangle over NIA’s intended US$140M loan

St Kitts observer

Junior Minister in the Ministry of Communication, Works and Public Utilities on Nevis, Troy Liburd has refuted statements made by the Opposition Leader . Dr. Denzil Douglas concerning a proposed US$14M loan to the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) from the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla National Bank.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

No bail for accused fraudsters in ATM scam

Antigua observer

Five men who were nabbed in connection with recent ATM card fraud-related activities involving the theft of about $26,000 have been remanded to Her Majesty’s Prison pending committal set for September 7, 2016.

DOMINICA

Mentally ill lady kills her son

Dominica vibes

The southern community of Geneva, Grand Bay woke up to tragic news on Sunday 22 May 2016 as a preliminary police report indicates that a mentally ill woman reportedly killed her son. The son was two years and six months old.

FRANCE

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