Revue de presse du 18 mai 2017

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 18 MAI 2017

POLITIQUE

BARBADOS

Venezuela has no bad feelings towards Barbados

Barbados Today

Venezuela’s top diplomat in Bridgetown says there is hope that Barbados will still support his country in its ongoing fight with the Organisation of America States. Last month, Barbados joined 18 other countries, including neighbouring St Lucia, in a vote against the South American nation. He says his country has since forgiven the Freundel Stuart Administration, who apparently had given assurance to President Maduro to never act against the Venezuelan people.

CARICOM

Group of Caribbean intellectuals and activists calls for CARICOM fact-finding mission to Venezuela

St Lucia News Online

In a press release issued by the Venezuelan Embassy, a group of Caribbean Intellectuals and activists are calling for a CARICOM fact-finding mission in the embattled South American nation to ascertain the situation on the ground. CARICOM Foreign Ministers are due to me in Barbados today.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

BARBADOS

Last word

Nation News

In the case where two convicted murders contended that the death penalty remains constitutional, the Acting President of the Court Appeal has advised that Parliament would have to make changes to the relevant legislation, if the death penalty is to be placed at the discretion of the sentencing Judges. The death penalty is on the law books of the country.

FRANCE/EU

MARTINIQUE

Six St. Lucians rescued by US Coast Guard

St Lucia News Online

Six St Lucian nationals were rescued off the western coast of Martinique by a US Coast Guard. The vessel embarked the individuals who reportedly departed the French Territory a few days ago for neighbouring St Lucia,. They were later transferred to a French Coast Guard patrol boat off Martinique.

Dernière modification : 18/05/2017

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