Revue de Presse du 28 avril 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 28 AVRIL 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Smith denies being unfriendly

BVI News

While admitting that it will be a tough task winning the First Electoral District which she said can be considered a traditional green seat, National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate in the constituency Shaina Smith said there is no truth to the claim that she is not approachable.

Neil Smith ambushed by VIP – gov’t

BVI news

A number of procurement breaches under the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government were ‘cleverly’ done behind the back of Financial Secretary Neil Smith, said Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. D. Orlando Smith.

GRENADA

Grenada government defends decision to open diplomatic post in Miami

Caribbean360

The Grenada government has sought to defend its decision to open a Consulate General in Miami later this month, saying it remains committed to strengthening its partnership with Grenadians in the Diaspora.

BARBADOS

No ‘yardfowl’ talk

Barbados Today

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has a problem with the term “yard fowl” which is used to described rank and file “foot soldiers” of both political parties.

Byer wants end to ‘culture of recklessness’

Barbados Today

Minister of Labour, Dr Esther Byer, has expressed concern about “a culture of recklessness” which she sees taking root in Barbados. She is calling on residents to help stem the problem before it finds its way into the workplace.

ST LUCIA

Government working to reduce unemployment

St Lucia News Online

Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony said last week that the Government of Saint Lucia will continue to approach the problem of unemployment vigorously.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Douglas : Government Failing Tourism Sector, Promises Massive Show of Force on Labour Day

SKN Vibes

The Opposition St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party is promising a massive show of strength on Labour Day, May 4th.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

PM HARRIS : PRISON OFFICERS DESERVE FAIR SHARE

SKN Vibes

“For us the prison services are important services and we welcome and we value the work that all of you do each day, as part of the security framework of St. Kitts and Nevis”, said Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, during opening remarks at a meeting with St.Kitts and Nevis Prison Officers, last Wednesday (April 22) in Basseterre.

DOMINICA

Man jailed for having sex with three minors

Dominica News Online

A 36-year-old man from the North has received an eight-year jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to having sex with three minors, ages six, seven, and eight years old.

ST LUCIA

Masked men with shotguns enter Soufriere bar ; woman robbed

St Lucia News Online

Residents in Soufriere are concerned that gunmen are ‘back in business’ in the rural high-end tourist community after several incidents over the weekend.

SANTE

DOMINICA

High Blood Pressure threatens the young

Dominica News Online

A health official is highlighting the prevalence of High Blood Pressure, referred to as the silent killer, among young people.

Chikungunya kills 25 in Colombia

Da Vibes

The virus chikungunya has killed 25 people in Colombia in less than a year, the National Health Institute said Monday.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

DOMINICA

Key stakeholders agree on action plan to improve OECS intra-regional travel
Dominica News Online

Tourism and civil aviation officials, airline representatives and regulators, as well as regional and international organisations, assembled in Antigua & Barbuda on April 22nd to discuss and validate the findings emerging from a Study commissioned by the OECS to empirically investigate the key factors that inhibit the growth of intra-regional travel.

Switzerland appoints 1st honorary consul to Dominica

Da Vibes

Switzerland has appointed its first honorary consul to Dominica, as both countries seek to strengthen ties after the opening of the Honorary Consulate of Switzerland in Dominica.

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : Why, Mr Prime Minister ?

By Reverend Buddy Larrier

When I was asked for my comments on the report in the Daily Nation of Barbados on Monday April 20 regarding the personal attack by our prime minister on Professor Sir Hilary Beckles…

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