Revue de presse du 06 décembre 2016
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 06 DECEMBRE 2016
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Premier Dr. D Orlando Smith will inform residents that, among other things, his government is still working to deliver on its “most basic promise” of shared and sustainable growth, when he addresses the territory on Tuesday 6th December 2016.
The top priorities of the Government of Grenada for the financial year 2016-2017 were highlighted during the 2016 Throne speech delivered by Her Excellency the Governor General delivered on Friday 2nd December 2016. The Government will present the 2017 Budget on Friday 9th December 2016.
The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer
Education and long-term tourism investment were among the topics discussed by the Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Timothy Harris, with the Qatar Government, during a visit to Doha. The Prime Minister was accompanied by H.E. Dr. David Doyle, the Federation’s Ambassador to UNESCO based in Paris.
Caribbean countries have failed to adopt model disaster management legislation recommended by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to help better manage hazards. The Model Comprehensive Disaster Legislation, which dates back to 2010, would regulate a coordinated disaster management plan for the region.
I Witness News
One week later, the residents of Sandy Bay recount their loses as the river destroys several houses during the passage of the trough system in Saint Vincent last week Tuesday. The trough system has changed the landscape of the north of the country.
Dominica News Online
“The Transition Movement” an international initiative that helps support communities in becoming more resilient in the face of climate change, over-reliance on oil and growing inequalities, will be visiting Dominica in December at the invitation of the Waitukubuli Ecological Foundation.
Government has moved to make antiretroviral therapy universally accessible to persons who have tested positive for the sexually transmitted virus in Barbados.
St Lucia is hoping to join CARICIOM to promote the “ONE HEALTH CONCEPT”. The latter re-emerged in 2014 through the collaborative efforts of the World Health Organization, the Organization for Animal Health and the Food and Agriculatural Organzation, which aim to address the escalating diseases affecting humans, 70 per cent of which come from animals.
Countries in the sub-region are presently meeting in Port of Spain (6th to 9th December 2016) for a meeting jointly organized by SIDS, ECLAC and CARICOM to identify the core indicators for Sustainable Development Goals which the Caribbean regard as essential
St Lucia Star
Government officials and the other movers and shakers, along with the more prominent residents of Vieux Fort attended the sod-turning ceremony of the Royal Turf Club at Beausejour, Vieux Fort. The RTF is the horse-racing track aspect of the much talked about Desert Star Holdings (DSH) project, the so-called “Pearl of the Caribbean,” earmarked for Vieux Fort and estimated at US$2.6 billion.