Revue de presse du 16 février 2017

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 16 FEVRIER 2017

POLITIQUE

GRENADA

Grenada’s serial suer is himself being sued

Caribbean News Now

Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell is now on the receiving end of a character assassination claim made by Senator Nazim Burke. Lawyers acting on behalf of the Senator say that the Prime Minister has made public untrue allegations with the intention to bring the Senator into disrepute.

SAINT LUCIA

House Speaker denies being asked to resign

St Lucia Times

Mrs Leonne Theodore-John, Speaker of the House of Assembly, has clearly denied reports that she has been asked to resign over concerns in the way she has dealt with Government parliamentarians. She has also indicated that she will continue to maintain her integrity and professionalism as required by the Office.

ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE

CARICOM

Slow pace of implementing decisions hindering CARICOM’s progress

Dominica Vibes

Prime Minister of Dominica and outgoing Chairman of CARICOM says the slow pace at which decisions taken are being implemented is hindering the progress of CARICOM. He also took the time to urge his colleagues to use whatever powers available to them to work towards the “speedy and effective implementation” of matters long agreed upon.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

CARIBBEAN

Regional police officers to receive training in supporting victims of crime

Caribbean News Now

Caribbean countries, including the OECS Member States, are participating in a training course entitled “Enhancing Support to Victims of Crime” hosted by Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean funded by the Canadian government. The tow day event will be held in Barbados from 20th February, and police officers of varying ranks along with gender specialists, counsellors, community development officers, social workers and others who work with victims of crime, will be in attendance.

DOMINICA

PM Skerrit tells CARICOM Heads situation in Dominica “under control”

Dominica News Online

During his out-going speech as Chairman of CARICOM at the 28th Intercessional Meeting of Heads of CARICOM, Prime Minister Skerrit assured the gathering that the situation in Dominica is under control following the disturbances on 7th February in Roseau. He went further to blame the leadership of the opposition for the rebellious acts.

SOCIETE

OECS

Caribbean warned to prepare for more severe storms

St Lucia Times

OECS Member Countries have been urged to prepare themselves for more extreme weather conditions and natural disasters due to climate change. During an OECS climate change forum held in Dominica last week, environmentalists warned that the frequency and intensity of these weather conditions will increase. It was also said that rainfall in the region is expected to increase by 20 to 50 percent in the next five decades.

Dernière modification : 16/02/2017

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