Revue de Presse du 30 janvier 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE VENDREDI 30 JANVIER 2015

POLITICS

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Martin : A new Labour gov’t to build highway to St. Pauls

WINN Fm

Minister of Public works Dr. Earl Asim Martin is announcing that there are plans to build a highway from Basseterre to St. Pauls.

Returning Officers named, Places of Nomination announced

WINN Fm

BARBADOS

Speaker’s cheque handed over

Nation News

A SETTLEMENT is reportedly being reached in the money dispute involving Queen’s Counsel and Speaker of the House of Assembly, Michael Carrington.

Gregory Nicholls clears the air

Barbados Today

A politician is seeking to clear his name following the publication of a newspaper report that he was being sued by a member of his 2013 election campaign team.
ST.LUCIA

PROTEST MARCH TODAY – UWP Plans To Step Up Advocacy

The Star Newspaper

THE United Workers Party (UWP) will this afternoon stage a protest march against what it deems “unconscionable” fuel prices adjustments made by government recently.

What’s In That NCOPT Proposal To Gov’t ?

The Star Newspaper

As the fuel prices debate rages on engulfing social, political and consumer institutions, the question on the minds of everyone is whether government will accede to a proposal before it by the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT).

LPM dismisses UWP leader’s speech as “Pomp and Splendour”

St Lucia News Online

In summarising Allen Chastanet’s televised address to the nation last night (Jan 28th, 2015), the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM) states that while his presentation was at times reminiscent

SANTE

ANTIGUA

Health ministry eyes GM mosquitoes to combat dengue and chikv

Antigua Observer

Health officials here are not ruling out the use of genetically modified mosquitoes to help combat the spread of chickungunya and dengue.

BARBADOS

Complaints of rat infestation prevent classes at St Elizabeth

Nation News

STUDENTS of the St Elizabeth Primary School, St Joseph are currently on the grounds of the nearby St Elizabeth Resource Centre after complaints of rat infestation..

Barbados a world leader

Nation News

BARBADOS COULD BECOME the first country in the world to eliminate HIV among children

ST LUCIA

CARPHA issues flu season alert

St Lucia News online

Seasonal influenza affects many thousands of people in the Caribbean each year, and as the 2015 season approaches…

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ST KITTS & NEVIS

CFBC To Host Forum For Students And Community Members

St Kitts Observer

The Counseling Department of the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) will host “Experiencing Stress : Perceptions, Responses & Common Health Effects”…

ST LUCIA

Taiwan Finances Savannes, Praslin Jetties – Project To Boost Economic Activity

The star Newspaper

TWO communities on the east coast of Saint Lucia namely, Praslin in Micoud North and Savannes in Vieux Fort North will each receive a new modernized jetty to help boost the economic activity.

Four-day climate change summit wraps up

St Lucia News Online

Two high-level meetings hosted by the government of Saint Lucia in collaboration with the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), came to an end on Thursday, January, 29 at the Bay Gardens Hotel situated in the north – the country’s premiere hotel belt.

BARBADOS

Regional insurance giant to relocate from Barbados following credit downgrade

Caribbean News Now

Regional insurance giant Sagicor Financial Corporation is preparing to relocate its registered offices from Barbados following Standard and Poor’s recent downgrade of Barbados’ sovereign credit rating.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

CONVICTS FREED EARLY

Antigua Observer

Eleven convicts who were serving time for various “minor” offences at Her Majesty’s Prison will be freed today, Minister Responsible for Public Safety Stedroy “Cutie” Benjamin has confirmed.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Man beats girlfriend, causing her to bleed ?

BVI News

A man, who allegedly punched his girlfriend in her abdomen while she was nursing a six-week old baby, was granted $70,000 bail when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards yesterday, January 28.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Stranded St. Kitts fishermen expected to return by Friday

WINN Fm

The two St. Kitts fishermen who were rescued from sea by law enforcement officials from St. Eustatius should return to the island by Friday the latest, according to the St. Eustatius police.

BARBADOS

Guyanese fails to pay big drug fine

Barbados Today

A Guyanese man started a three-year jail term today after failing to pay a $150,000 fine for coming into Barbados with two kilos of cocaine strapped to his body.

CHRONIQUES

The Star Newspaper

Orange Mr. Chastanet ?

LAST year I decided to contribute a column to The VOICE Newspaper, providing commentary on national and regional affairs.

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS News

Chatenet addresses the nation

UWP protest march

Chief Fisheries officer disputes UWP claims

Dernière modification : 03/02/2015

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