Revue de Presse du 30 octobre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 30 OCTOBRE 2015

POLITICS

BARBADOS

Enough !

Barbados today

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart is worried that the blacklisting of Barbados as a tax haven by powerful, rich countries could have a devastating impact on the island’s international reputation.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Who will be appointed ? UK allows 2 junior ministers

BVI platinum news

Following the United Kingdom’s decision to appoint two junior ministers, persons in the British Virgin Islands are waiting with bated breath to find out who Premier Dr D Orlando Smith will appoint for the position.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Prime Minister Harris Promotes CBI In Hong Kong

Times Caribbean

Prime Minister Harris arrived in Hong Kong on the second leg of his Asian visit as part of his Team Unity Government’s efforts to raise the international profile of St. Kitts and Nevis and its reformed Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme.

DOMINICA

UWP senator accuses gov’t of incompetence after Erika

Dominica news online

United Workers Party (UWP) Senator, Isaac Baptiste, has said Tropical Storm Erika severely devastated the island on August 27 because it was a natural disaster, but the “incompetence” of the Dominica Labour Party government has accelerated the problems the country currently faces.

ST LUCIA

UWP : “Kenny Anthony’s Administration continues to piss in our eyes and call it rain”

St Lucia news online

The United Workers Party (UWP) is not surprised at the Government’s attempt to mislead the nation with the recent ranking by the World Bank on the Ease of Doing Business in Saint Lucia.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

ST LUCIA

British-Caribbean Chamber welcomes deepening of relationship with the Caribbean

St Lucia times

The British-Caribbean Chamber of Commerce welcomes and endorses British Prime Minister David Cameron’s statement on deepening the working relationship between the UK and the Caribbean.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

A&B owes Seismic Research Centre US$800,000

Antigua observer

The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (SRC) said despite promises to pay, the Antigua & Barbuda government has failed to meet its financial obligations to the entity, racking up a bill of almost US$800,000 in more than 10 years.

DOMINICA

IMF approves funds for storm-hit Dominica

Dominica news online

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on October 28, 2015 approved a disbursement of an amount of about US$8.7-million for Dominica as the island rebuilds following the ravages of Tropical Storm Erika.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

BARBADOS

CJ, DPP against jury sentencing

Nation news

The chief of Justice and Director of Public Prosecutions are not in favour of a jury deciding punishment for murder convicts.

ST LUCIA

Top Cop says plot allegations being discussed ; prefers external investigation

St Lucia news online

Allegations that high-ranking police officers have plotted to overthrow Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony and his St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) administration have been brought to the attention of Acting Commissioner of Police Errol Alexander, who said the matter is now being discussed at the executive level.

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