Revue de presse du 12 avril 2016
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 12 AVRIL 2016
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
British Prime Minister David Cameron has declared that he still wants the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and other UK territories to publicly name the owners of all offshore companies registered in their respective jurisdictions.
Dominica news online
A new political party has announced its formation in Dominica and has said it is opening its doors for membership. The Peoples Party of Dominica (PPOD) says it is based in Roseau and its mission is “to improve lives by mobilizing the people of Dominica
St Lucia news online
Saint Lucian journalist, Timothy Poleon, took the government to task on Monday during his radio programme “Newsspin” aired on Radio Caribbean International (RCI), over its recent alleged attacks on the local media fraternity.
According to a well-placed source, the CEO of the regional carrier – LIAT – has resigned just shy of two years on the job. It has been confirmed that David Evans called it quits after “a heated meeting with the board of directors last Thursday”.
The Renewable Energy for Rural Development Project in Grenada will officially launch on Friday April 15th. The projected is funded through a grant of US$170,000 as bi-lateral assistance from the Republic of Korea for renewable energy development or environmental protection projects in Grenada.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
BVI platinum news
Just under two weeks after the $330M budget was passed in the House of Assembly, the Government will be returning for approval to access a line of credit of $25M from CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank for what Government terms as providing working capital support.
There has been reported of a second case of the Zika virus on the island. The case is a 31 year old female of Kingstown area. Mrs. Neeka Anderson-Isaacs spokesperson for the Ministry of Health confirmed the report.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Two men, originally from St Vincent have been charged for possession of illicit drugs with an estimated value of more $1 million. 70-year-old Marcus Richard and 37-year-old Erskine Todd are expected to appear before in the St John’s Magistrates’ Court today to answer to a number of related charges.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 rattled Dominica on Tuesday, but there were no reports of injuries or damages.