Revue de presse du 14 décembre 2016

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 14 DECEMBRE 2016

POLITIQUE

DOMINICA

Dominica to host CIP meeting

Antigua Observer

Representative from at least five Caribbean countries, including St. Kitts-Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia and Grenada, are to meet in Dominica later this week to discuss the Citizenship by Investment (CIP).

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

DOMINICA

Dominica’s designated Ambassador to the FAO arrested in St. Maarten

Dominica News Online

An Italian national, Francesco Corallo, said to be the designated Ambassador to the FAO for the Commonwealth of Dominica has been arrested in St Maarten. He was arrested by the Anti-corruption taskforce on the request of Italian authorities. Reports indicate that Italy will request his extradition to face charges of tax evasion, bribery of politicians and other alleged charges.

SAINT KITTS

New High Court Expected To Open As Early As January 2017

St Kitts & Nevis Observer

St. Kitts and Nevis will have a second High Court Chamber to accommodate a second resident judge in order to deal with the backlog of cases as early as January 2017, said the Attorney General, the Honourable Vincent Byron Jr., during the sitting of Parliament for the recently concluded 2017 Budget.

SAINT LUCIA

City Mayor promises to ‘restore law and order’ in Castries

St Lucia News Online

During the Festival of Lights ceremony on Monday night, Mayor of Castries, Peterson FRANCIS said that major changes are planned for the city, including that of reducing the high incidence of crime. Some 18 new police constables will be recruited to patrol the city. The Mayor promises to put an end to the criminal elements and activities taking place in the city.

SOCIETE

BARBADOS

When the effect of Brexit falls upon us

Barbados Today

Last June the United Kingdom voted in the so-called Brexit referendum for their country to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s initial response was that he did not think Barbados should become “too anxious” over the short term because the exit process would probably take about two years. He however assured that the country would keep a close eye on the unfolding situation.

SANTE

CARIBBEAN

PAHO says stigma, discrimination major barriers to health for LGBT people in the Caribbean

Antigua Observer

PAHO Director, Dominica born Dr. Carissa ETIENNE says that stigma and discrimination are major barriers to health for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people throughout the Americas, including the Caribbean.

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