Revue de presse du 19 juillet 2017
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 19 JUILLET 2017
Dominica News Online
Following the 38th meeting of CARICOM Heads which was held in Grenada earlier this month, the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, has extended an invitation to the incoming Chairman of the regional bloc, who is also the Prime Minister of Grenada, for a work meeting in Caracas in order to reactivate an agenda of constructive dialogue among the political sectors of the troubled South American nation.
ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE
Dominica News Online
The European Union has provided much needed training and equipment to local agro-processors of Dominica through the Banana Accompanying Measures programme. This was done in collaboration with many entities of the sector in order to make local agro-processed products more marketable to international markets.
St Kitts Nevis Observer
The Timothy Harris led Team Unity Administration is beating its chest over the resurgent reputation of the Citizenship by Investment Programme. Harris says the reputation of the programme had reached an embarrassing low-water mark under the previous Denzil Douglas-led regime. By the time the Team Unity entered office, the Unit had accumulated a backlog of more than 1500 applications, which has since been handled.
The Minister responsible for International Trade and Commerce, Honourable Lindsay Grant says there are multiple signs that the economy of the country is growing. He made such revelation at a recently held Private Sector Banquet. He noted that customer deposits had risen at the banks, and so did advances and loans. He also told the private sector how valuable its continued partnership is in making the economy better.
St Lucia News Online
31 year old Reagan Henry from Saint Lucia escaped the Baie-Mahault prison in Guadeloupe. Henry was serving life imprisonment for extortion and murder of a French national in Martinique. He was accompanied by a Vincentian national in the person of Peters Orvel. The French authorities also believe that they will try to leave the territory. They are believed to be dangerous.