Revue de Presse du 26 mars 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE JEUDI 26 MARS 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS.

Finally – Bill passed to regulate lawyers

BVI News

Twenty minutes before 10pm yesterday, lawmakers in the British Virgin Islands passed with amendments, the long-awaited Legal Professions Bill which proposes strict regulation of the profession locally.

Election : Smith versus Fahie ?

BVI News

Shaina Smith is likely to represent the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) in the First Electoral District when the next elections are held, according to BVI News Online’s political sources.

ANTIGUA

BPM WANTS RECOUNT

Antigua Observer

The ballots have been counted in a vote to elect new Barbuda Council members, but before the ink was dry on the results, the Barbuda People’s Movement, BPM, requested a recount.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

PM Harris Denies Getting Warning Letter From Ex-PM

St Kitts Observer

Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris denied rumors that he had been served with a letter of intent to sue from his ex-boss, ousted former PM Denzil Douglas.

Clecton Phillip for Press Secretary

SKN Vibes

WHILE an official announcement is yet to be made, signs point to the imminent appointment of Team Unity activist Clecton Phillip as Press Secretary to Prime Minister the Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris.

BARBADOS

It’s alarming !

Barbados Today

The Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) is “alarmed” at ongoing debate over whether Barbadians should be prepared to pay additional taxes or fees to fund the cost of education and health care.

$100 million port upgrade by October

Barbados Today

The bustling Bridgetown Port is expected to complete a $100 million upgrade and capacity boost by October this year.

Fired Up !

Barbados Today

SPORT SHOOTERS in Barbados have fired back, via the law courts, at Acting Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith over his decision not to renew the gun licences of members of the fraternity.

ST LUCIA

Who Runs Vieux Fort ?

The Voice

WHY is the southern town not realizing its potential ?

DOMINICA

Dominica open for business but with rules – PM tells Malaysian newspaper

Dominica News Online

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has told a Malaysian newspaper that Dominica is open for business but there are rules and regulations that investors have to abide by.

Roseau City Council rethinks tax collection

Dominica News Online

The Roseau City Council is leaning towards implementing a more robust system for the collection of property taxes in the capital.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST.LUCIA

CARD FRAUD CRISIS

The Voice

WHEN Gideon George, last month informed his local bank in Castries that someone unknown to him had purchased movies worth about EC$200 from an online movie store in England using his ATM/Debit Card…

Guns Seized As Soufriere Gang Violence Flares

The Voice

AN upsurge in gang violence in Soufriere is meeting with swift response from the police, who have warned that there will be no letup in a new initiative to bring the matter under control.

Inquest into Oliver Gobat’s death begins today

St Lucia News Online

The inquest into the death of British hotelier thought to have been killed by a hitman in St Lucia begins today.

Tourists hit in Soufriere gang war

St Lucia News Online

A French tourist was injured in a “crossfire” between two rival gangs in Soufriere, police officials have confirmed.

MARTINIQUE

Journée « Prison morte » au centre pénitentiaire de Ducos

France Antilles Martinique.

Une cinquantaine d’agents étaient mobilisés hier matin devant l’enceinte du centre pénitentiaire de Ducos, empêchant toute entrée et toute sortie.

La Caraïbe s’exerce au tsunami

France Antilles Martinique

42 États et territoires sont invités à participer aujourd’hui à l’exercice Caraibe wave 2015, qui simule un tsunami à l’échelle de la Caraïbe. En Martinique, plusieurs communes littorales ont programmé des exercices et évacuations.

SANTE

ST LUCIA

Saint Lucia imposes ban on US poultry

St Lucia News Online

Saint Lucia has placed a temporary ban on the importation of several poultry products originating from the North American states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada and California.

Health ministry maintains low tuberculosis levels

St Lucia News Online

In recognition of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day the Ministry of Health stated that St. Lucia has a low TB burden however active surveillance is constantly carried out to ensure low TB levels…

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

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Peaceful Co-Existence Encouraged at ALBA Summit

SKN Vibes

St Kitts and Nevis has called for “the peaceful co-existence of countries in this hemisphere” and reaffirmed that “it values the enduring principles of non-interference…

OAS Assistant Secretary General Ramdin Praises Model OAS in Visit to Saint Kitts and Nevis

SKN Vibes

The Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Albert Ramdin, arrived in the Caribbean country of Saint Kitts and Nevis this week…

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : Airport envy Vincie-style

C. ben-David

I have already suggested that, if Argyle International Airport (AIA) brings in 21,000 more visitors five years after its completion, this would be both a miraculous achievement and an unmitigated disaster

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

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Sexual assault cases raises alarm bells

OECS seeks social service reforms

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