Revue de Presse du 31 août 2015
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 31 AOUT 2015
As oil prices continued to drop on the world market, former minister of finance and political leader of the opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Harold Lovell is criticising the government for not passing on the savings to residents.
Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) MP Cynthia Forde chided Prime Minister Freundel Stuart yesterday for not coming up with a plan as yet to assist Dominicans, who suffered last Thursday at the hands of Tropical Storm Erika.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Virgin Islands news
President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Carvin Malone is denying that there is any underhandedness with regard to the list of candidates and delegates to be put forward for the upcoming elections on Wednesday September 2, 2015.
Dominica news online
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, has appointed Baroness Patricia Scotland to serve as the country’s International Efforts Relief Coordinator, with immediate effect.
Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Dr. Gale Rigobert, has condemned the report of the Constitutional Reform Committee for denigrating the role of the politician and its contribution to Saint Lucian society.
PM urges parliamentarians on both sides of both Houses to continue the bipartisan journey of Constitutional Reform
St Lucia news online
Saint Lucia has been swift in responding to the plight of the Commonwealth of Dominica, particularly those who suffered loss or were displaced as a result of the passage of Tropical Storm Erika on August 27, 2015.
A special session of the St. Kitts and Nevis Cabinet of Ministers was held on Friday (August 28) in which members were updated on several ongoing projects as well as the passage of Tropical Storm Erika and the ongoing relief and recovery efforts in Dominica.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Dominica News online
One hundred and nine residents of Petite Savanne were evacuated from the community by Sunday evening.
RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INERNATIONAL
Dominica News online
The authorities in Guadeloupe have advised that they have waived the visa requirement for travellers entering the country in order to take a ferry to Dominica.
GIS St Lucia
The OECS Commission will launch the Building Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP) today.
The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government will provide funds and Bailey bridges to Dominica in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Erika, which has left at least 25 dead and millions in damages last week.