Revue de Presse du 26 avril 2016
REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 26 AVRIL 2016
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
The National Democratic Party government yesterday used its huge majority in the legislature to block a call for it to be more transparent regarding the $25 million line of credit it will establish with CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank to help cover everyday expenses.
Dominica news online
Leader of the Opposition, Lennox Linton, said he will dispute a bill of cost in a defamation matter sent to him by attorneys representing Chartered Accountant, Kieron Pinard-Byrne.
St Lucia news online
Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Micoud North, Jeannine Compton-Antoine, signed a historic agreement with her supporters on Sunday, paving the way for a new type of representation. The agreement is a binding document between Compton-Antoine and her supporters, which stipulates that her representation should be based on the principles of ‘good governance.’
St Lucia times
Former Deputy Police Commissioner, Hermangild Francis, has accused Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony of breaking the law. He was recounting events that led up to the controversial IMPACS investigation into alleged extra judicial killings by members of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, during Operation Restore Confidence (ORC).
St Lucia times
Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister, Stephenson King, speaking before an ecstatic crowd of opposition supporters last night, has urged them to get rid of the current Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) government.
A lawyer for the government Richard Williams has confirmed that they have refiled an application asking the court to throw out the opposition’s election petitions as improperly before the court.
Energy Minister of St Kitts Ian Liburd announced that the findings of the geothermal exploration in St. Kitts are expected to be revealed in the very near future. A Guadeloupe-based engineering company Teranov began feasibility studies in St. Kitts in November 2015.
Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris has met with Ms. Patricia Scotland QC of Dominica who assumed the office of Commonwealth Secretary-General on April 1st, becoming the first woman to hold that position.
France Antilles Guadeloupe
Dans la nuit de mardi à mercredi, la frégate de surveillance Germinal des forces armées aux Antilles est intervenue à une cinquantaine de kilomètres au large des côtes martiniquaises pour intercepter un go fast suspecté de trafic de stupéfiants. 700 kg de cannabis ont été saisis.