Revue de presse du 17 mai 2017
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 17 MAI 2017
I Witness News
Prime Minister of Saint Vincent is cautioning the Caribbean Community to not allow a selected few nations to melt the collective strength of the grouping regarding the situation in Venezuela. He claimed that the small group has selectively invited just a few members of CARICOM to their meetings, and they must not be allowed to disunite and weaken the Community whose only strength is its solidarity.
I Witness News
In his address at the opening ceremony of a three-day regional seminar by the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonisation, Prime Minister Gonsalves noted the Caribbean is in the region in the world with the most territories still under colonial overrule, be it British, French, American and Dutch.
ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE
Caribbean News Now
Even while he considers the Citizenship by Investment Programme to be a platinum-rated one, Dr Timothy Harris is hoping that the Programme will be eventually phased out. He says his government intends to significantly strengthen other pillars of the economy before that can be done. He also noted that while it has brought many benefits, it also has downsides and risks.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Dominica News Online
US based blogger Kenneth Rijock has responded to a lawsuit filed against him in the High Court by the Prime Minister, Foreign Affairs Minister and the Minister for National Security respectively. He was asked to retract allegations made that thousands of blank Dominican passports were issued to Moroccan Ambassador to Dominica for sale under the Citizenship by Investment Programme. Rijock says he is patiently awaiting his day in court considering there will be causalities and the truth will be out.