Revue de Presse du 29 janvier 2015
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE JEUDI 29 JANVIER 2015
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Instead of addressing what can be considered weaknesses in the communication machinery at his office, Governor John Duncan yesterday launched an attack on the independent press.
While accusing members of the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) of continuing on what he calls a dangerous road of ‘conflict of interest,’ Opposition legislator Julian Fraser has sought to defended an often questioned decision he made years ago to introduce Digicel and BiWater into the local market.
ST.KITTS & NEVIS
DEPUTY LEADER of the Concerned Citizens Movement, the Hon. Mark Brantley has accused Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas of gerrymandering the boundaries in an effort to give the Nevis Reformation Party a seat on Election Day.
THE Opposition has been successful in lodging an appeal with the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court against the ruling of High Court Judge Justice Marlene Carter to set aside the January 16 injunction and that case is scheduled to be heard today (Jan. 29).
THE political meeting held last evening (Jan. 27), a stone’s throw from the Buckley’s Estate where sugar workers had rioted on January 28, 1935, will be indelibly written in the annals of St. Kitts and Nevis.
PRIME MINISTER the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has made an appeal for violence-free elections, but encouraged that people who become victims of violence should be prepared to defend themselves.
ENERGISED supporters of the SKNLP/NRP coalition flocked the Best Buy parking lot last evening (Jan. 27) for the long-awaited ringing of the bell to signal the announcement of Election Day and to hear from all 11 candidates who would be representing the partnership during the upcoming General Elections.
WHILE lawyers of the two major political organisations in St. Kitts and Nevis were busy in Court yesterday (Jan. 28) receiving the judgment from Justice Marlene Carter in relation to the injunction denying the use of the new constituency boundaries….
If there was any doubt left about the impact that Team UNITY has had on the political landscape of St.Kitts-Nevis and even the sub region it was erased last evening with the hugely successful massive launch of the Candidate for Constituency #6 .
St.Lucia News Online
Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Allen Chastanet has criticized the Kenny Anthony administration for failing to generate economic growth in St. Lucia for the past three years, calling on them to change their economic policies.
Seamstresses, storeowners and other vendors participating in the National School Uniform Grant Programme have banded together to protest government’s consistently late payment for uniforms.
A pledge made by the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George came to fruition yesterday, when the Diocese of St John’s-Basseterre officially launched four projects funded by the religious group.
Dominica is seeking a loan of ten million US dollars from a Venezuelan Bank in efforts to stimulate growth in the economy, the Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said.
RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES
Caribbean News Now
Talks are continuing this week between the government of Montserrat and officials of the UK Department for International Development (DfID) on Montserrat’s 2015-2016 Recurrent Budget and related issues.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Justice Albert Redhead, on Wednesday, placed a lifelong ban on 10 jurors accused of delivering a “perverse” verdict.
President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron has welcomed the announcement that Dominica had been given the nod by Britain to adopt the CCJ as its final court, replacing the London-based Privy Council.
CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW
By Peter Binose
Some ULP supporters openly believe, even voice, that Leon Samuels “Bigga” Biggs deserved all he got when the right to operate his opencast quarry at Rabacca was openly spitefully and maliciously taken from him.