Revue de Presse du 23 mai 2016
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 23 MAI 2016
Opposition leader Mia Mottley says her Barbados Labour Party will be watching every move made by the government.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
The star newspaper
The link below will give you information on journalist Rick Wayne criticizing the next general elections date.
The voice newspaper
The opposition United workers party said that they welcomed the June 6th election date announced by Prime Minister Kenny Anthony.
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.
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.
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’.
Two Caribbean professionals are of the view that the Caribbean “has a duty” to extend some goodwill to Venezuela in its time of need.
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’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.
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.
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
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.
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.