Revue de Presse du 31 mars 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 31 MARS 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Don’t blog at work, Premier tells youth

BVI News

Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith has urged dozens of youngsters seeking employment to steer clear of social networking sites such as Facebook…

ANTIGUA

Keep it clean, Chaku advises candidates vying for UPP leadership

Antigua Observer

Chairman of the Opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Leon Chaku Symister has joined with former prime minister Baldwin Spencer in calling for a clean leadership race.

GRENADA

PM and Commentators Hail the Success of Intercol 50

Grenada Government

Organizers of the 50th Intercol games have been receiving glowing accolades for staging what, by all accounts, has been a hugely successful event.

Grenada-New Zealand Partnership to Explore Geothermal Potential Progressing well.

Spice Grenada

Pursuant to the Geothermal Support Partnership Framework Agreement that was signed in September 2014, between the Governments of Grenada and New Zealand, the following components have now been completed :

BARBADOS

Stuart says thanks

Barbados Today

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has lauded the assistance offered to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) by philanthropic people and the private sector.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

VAT removal receives local and regional attention

SKN Vibes

The promise of economic relief for the citizens of St. Kitts and Nevis by the government of national unity is coming to fruition as Value Added Tax (VAT) will be taken off of all food, medicine and funeral expenses effective April 07, 2015.

Astaphan : Controversial Land for Debt Swap Policy Likely to be Reversed

WINN FM

The new administration is likely to reverse the controversial land for debt policy introduced by former prime minister Denzel Douglas, according to Operation Rescue’s Dwyer Astaphan.

St Lucia opposition urges government to remove VAT on food items

Caribbean360

The two opposition parties here have urged the government to consider removing Value Added Tax (VAT) on all food items.

ST VINCENT

Gonsalves knows date for St Vincent and the Grenadines general election

Caribbean News Now

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says the date for the next general elections in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has already been decided, but he will not disclose it as yet to the general population.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST LUCIA

UK Gobat Inquest : More Bad Publicity For Saint Lucia ?

The Star Newspaper

This week Saint Lucia’s name was splattered all over the international media, even as the reaction to the prime minister’s address on the IMPACS report has hardly cooled down in the foreign press.

ECFH employees on strike over revised position on wages and salaries

St Lucia News Online

Employees of the East Caribbean Financial Holding Company (ECFH) have decided to down their tools in protest for higher wages and salaries, and better working conditions.

NWU threatens to expose “unscrupulous employers”

St Lucia News Online

The National Workers Union (NWU) said that during its crucial period of operations and having been exposed to the financial crisis from which Saint Lucia was not spared…

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

BARBADOS

US official cautions Caribbean countries about citizenship programmes

Caribbean News Now

A United States diplomat has cautioned the region about pursuing economic citizenship programmes.

ST LUCIA

Francophone Day Celebrated in Song

The Star Newspaper

March 20th ushered in La Journée International de la Francophonie and another celebration hosted by The French Embassy, in collaboration with Alliance Française de Sainte Lucie.

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Commentary : Law and Politics : Where are the jobs increasing ?

By Lloyd Noel

I saw a report of a statement by a government official that employment has been on the increase, and the unemployment figure is now below 25 percent.

Commentary : Tourism Matters : Working together collectively to make a difference

By Adrian Loveridge

As a small business person for most of my life, trying to make miniscule budgets become larger profitable realities goes with the territory.

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