Revue de Presse du 27 avril 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 27 AVRIL 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Vincent O’Neal gets another chance

BVI News

After an unsuccessful bid to represent the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the Ninth Electoral District, Victor Vincent O’Neal is now seeking to be one of the party’s four at-large election candidates.

BARBADOS

The DLP celebrates its 60th

Barbados Today

The ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) today kicked off its 60th anniversary celebrations with a church service at the St Paul’s Anglican church, Bay Street, St Michael.

ST LUCIA

‘EASY, NOW’ – LPM Leader Tells Gov’t on Ties With Venezuela, Cuba

The Voice

POLITICAL Leader of the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent, has some words of advice for the government as it relates to their diplomatic posture with sister Caribbean states, Venezuela and Cuba. In short, Saint Lucia needs to tread lightly, he said, and not antagonize the United States in the process.

Commissioner of Police instructed to remain on vacation leave

St Lucia News Online

Saint Lucia’s top cop, Vernon Francois, has been given another 40 days vacation leave.

UWP urges govt to undo anti-social policies

St Lucia News Online

Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Allen Chastanet has called on government to undo some of the policies implemented under the current administration.

LPM calls on the gov’t to provide an update for holding local elections.

St Lucia News Online

Notwithstanding, the Minister for Social Transformation, Local Government and Community Empowerment Hon. Harold Dalsan claim to the nation last Thursday April 23rd on the Castries Market Steps, that his report card is good, and that, he will always remain loyal to his party the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) rather than the people of Saint Lucia.

ANTIGUA

MORE GUNS NOT THE ANSWER

Antigua Observer

Pundits have warned that Attorney General Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin’s “fight fire with fire and steel with steel” comments are not only dangerous, but equipping more people with guns is not the solution to crime.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

PM HARRIS CHALLENGES NEW SOLDIERS TO DO THEIR DUTY WITH HONOUR AND INTEGRITY

SKN Vibes

The initial transformation from civilian to soldier was concluded for the 16th Basic Military Course of the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force on Thursday (Apr 23) during a passing out ceremony at Camp Springfield.

Team UNITY Government commends the youth of West Basseterre for recent contribution to the Cotton Thomas Comprehensive School.

SKN Vibes

On Tuesday 21st April, 2015, during a brief, yet significant ceremony at the Cotton Thomas Comprehensive School, an enhanced classroom for the students of the Early Stimulation class was handed over by a group of service-oriented youth from the West Basseterre area.

AG addresses alleged victimisation of public servants

SKN Vibes

THE Federation’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, the Hon. Vincent Byron Jr., declared that the Team Unity Government did not victimise anyone and offered an explanation on what transpired in the Public Service during the ongoing transition process.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

BABADOS

“Boyceterous” cruise ends in disaster

Barbados Today

A pleasure cruise by over 30 people almost turned tragic in the wee hours of this morning, when the boat sank in the waters just off the capital, Bridgetown.

Search still on for murderer of teen

The Star Newspaper

After a three month respite, the sudden spate of violence continues with the murder of 18-year-old Marvin Anthony Augustin of Grand Riviere, Gros-Islet.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

ST LUCIA

Wind Farm Underway In Dennery

The Voice

THE St Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) together with its partner Wind Tex Energy and with support from the Government of Saint Lucia on Thursday officially opened and toured the site of a wind measurement tower at AnseCanot in Dennery.

CHRONICS

THE VOICE NEWSPAPER

Unemployment at 24.9 Percent
SAINT Lucia’s unemployment rate stands at 24.9%. A new publication by the government’s head of statistics say the financial crunch of 2008 resulted in a surge in unemployment.

An Essay On IMPACS

By Peter Josie

ONE day soon Caribbean students reading Law, Sociology and/or Government may be confronted with an essay question on IMPACS, designed to test what it was, who (and what ?) was involved and its special applicability to Saint Lucia.

VIDEO LINKS

ST LUCIA

HTS NEWS

Life for Cathedral Massacre accused

SLP hauls News Editors and UWP over the coals

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