Revue de Presse du 25 mars 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE MERCREDI 25 MARS 2015

POLITICS

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Douglas Threatens Legal Action Over Facebook Posts

Winn FM

Former St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is threatening legal action against at least two people for comments they made in social media.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

No surrender – AG writes letter to the House

BVI News

The financing of a statutory board does not affect the fact that such statutory board is a separate legal entity from the Government of the Virgin Islands, according to Attorney General Baba Aziz, who yesterday wrote to the House of Assembly…

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

Lawyer raises more questions about Sweet Homes deal

Antigua Observer

A promoter in Dubai has said a statement by the government of Antigua & Barbuda on the Sweet Homes (SH) deal, brings little comfort to those in the business.

ST.LUCIA

Increased investment flows from UK expected after British visit

St.Lucia News Online

The leadership of the British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce in Saint Lucia has held a series of meetings with government officials and business principles with the hope of seeing more investments out of the United Kingdom.

MONTSERRAT

Premier Romeo presents an EC$170.8 million budget for 2015/2016

ZJB News

The Honourable Premier of Montserrat and Minister of Finance and Economic Management, Donaldson Romeo presented an EC$170.8 million budget for 2015/2016 in the Montserrat Legislative Assembly on Tuesday.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

DOMINICA

Civil matter against police officers discontinued

Dolinica News Online

A civil matter against five police officers facing charges in connection with the death of a Portsmouth man has been discontinued.

One in custody in death of man set ablaze

Dolinica News Online

One person is in custody as police intensify investigations into the death of a man who was set ablaze in February.

ST.LUCIA

Human Rights Attorney Urges Suspension of Police Chief

St.Lucia Tmes

Attorney at Law, Mary Francis, believes that Police Commissioner, Vernon Francois, and some other members of his management team should be suspended from duty based on the findings of an investigation into alleged extra judicial killings by members…

Minister Says Lambirds Originally Failed Inspection

St.Lucia Tmes

Education Minister, Doctor Robert Lewis, has disclosed that Lambirds Academy, which is at the centre of an alleged human trafficking and money laundering scandal here, was originally found to be non compliant by his ministry.

‘GRAVE YARD’ NEEDS HELP

The Voice SLU Online

THE sister of one of the men killed during the period of the police crackdown, “Operation Restore Confidence”, is calling on the relevant authorities to provide better social services for the Wilton’s Yard area, better know as the Graveyard.

SANTE

ANTIGUA

Ministry of Health to move back

Antigua Observer

The former Ministry of Health Building which was deemed unfit for workers in 2011 is to be retrofitted to house the ministry once more.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Temporary Ban on US Poultry Products

Winn FM

St Kitts and Nevis has imposed a temporary ban on the importation of poultry and poultry products from several US states.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ANTIGUA

Government sends diplomatic note to United States

Antigua Observer

The Antigua & Barbuda government has sent a diplomatic note to the United States formally registering its objection to a US report that labelled the Caribbean island as “a jurisdiction of primary concern for money laundering,” for the second consecutive year.

Antigua-Barbuda PM asks US to assist with citizenship due diligence

Caribbean News Now

In a statement in parliament on Monday, Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne said that he is asking the US embassy to assist with further due diligence in relation to what has turned into a controversial economic citizenship partnership with…

CHRONICS

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

Unemployment – Our Greatest Challenge

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 : The Aftermath….

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

Venezuela’s President Nicholas Maduro has embarked on a mission to gather 10 million signatures before the 7th summit of the Americas.

Minister for Education Dr. Robert Lewis denies any wrongdoing on the part of the Ministry of Education in the Lambird’s Academy scandal.

On Monday March 23rd, the Government of Saint Lucia unveiled the latest prices in petroleum products calculated via the pass through mechanism.

Saint Lucia is playing a balancing role in international relations in this hemisphere.

Dernière modification : 25/03/2015

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