Revue de presse du 13 janvier 2017

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 13 JANVIER 2017

POLITIQUE

DOMINICA

Dominicans assumes important posts at the OAS Council

Dominica News Online

Two Dominican nationals have been appointed to the OAS Council. Dr. Vince Henderson, Permanent Representative of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the Organization of American States assumed the Chairmanship of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) on Thursday, January 12, 2017. Mrs. Kim Osborne, a national of the Commonwealth of Dominica, was also appointed Executive Secretary for Integral Development.

GRENADA

Government Minister has resigned

Now Grenada

The Minister for Tourism, Honourable Alexandra Otway-Noel, has resigned from the Government. In her role as Minister she oversaw a number of high profile initiatives. She was also responsible for the promotion of the Citizenship by Investment Programme. She intends to pursue a number of exciting opportunities in the private sector.

SAINT KITTS

UK Minister discusses crime, human rights and Brexit in St Kitts-Nevis

SKN List

The potential implications of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, now widely known as “Brexit”, was one of the matters discussed when St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. Timothy Harris met on Tuesday with high level British officials including Baroness Joyce Anelay, Minister of State for the Commonwealth and the United Nations.

NEVIS

High-level UK official makes a historic visit to Nevis

St Kitts & Nevis Observer

Acting Premier of Nevis, who is also the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Saint Kitts & Nevis, Hon. Mark Brantley described discussions with Baroness Joyce Anelay, Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories in the United Kingdom (UK) as good and historic. The Minister also stated that they also discussed development issues including climate change, correspondent banking and the ability to access overseas developmental assistance and foreign aid and mostly to demonstrate to the Caribbean that the United Kingdom remains a firm friend.

ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE

OECS

ECCB Governor wants transparency in CBI program

Dominica News Online

New Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine believes it is extremely important for citizens to know how much funds is collected and spent as it relates to the much talked about Citizenship By Investment (CBI) Program. He also advised the governments of the OECS where such programme exist to be prudent by not using the funds for recurrent expenditure.

SAINT VINCENT

New airport will create “important opportunity” for farmers, fishers

I Witness News

Minister for Agriculture, Saboto Ceasar says that the Argyle International Airport which is scheduled to open on 14th February 2017 is going to create important opportunity for the farmers and fishers of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This new airport came at a cost of EC629 million dollars.

SANTE

SAINT KITTS

Medical personnel in St. Kitts & Nevis to receive training from the ROC (Taiwan)

St Kitts & Nevis Observer

Medical personnel in St. Kitts & Nevis will have the opportunity to observe and learn from professionals at Taipei Veterans General Hospital, which is considered to be one of the best in the world. The arrangement is part of the Cooperation Agreement in Public Health and Medical Skills that was signed on January 11 between St. Kitts and Nevis and the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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