Revue de presse du 1er mars 2017

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 1er MARS 2017

POLITIQUE

ANTIGUA

Antigua-Barbuda implements diplomatic regulatory framework

Caribbean News Now

Prime Minister Gaston Browne, says that his government is determined to place the CIP and the issuance of diplomatic passports among the best in the world. His Government is in the process of implementing its recently stated policy on diplomatic representation and accreditation, as recommended by the country’s ambassador to the USA.

SAINT LUCIA

“Ubaldus must resign”

St Lucia News Online

Outside the House of Parliament was the scene of a protest demanding the resignation of the Junior Finance Minister, Ubaldus Raymond. The Minister, who is involved in a blackmail scandal, piloted the Senate sitting as Leader of Government Business. Majority of the protestors were women.

ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE

BARBADOS

Private sector yawns at Sinckler’s news conference

Barbados Today

The Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry says that the business community is still “gravely” concerned about the state of the economy despite the efforts of the Minister of Finance in trying to allay their fears in a news conference last Monday. They are mainly concerned about how the deficit will be reduced since no concrete path has been identified.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

NEVIS

Ministry Of National Security to hold National Crime Symposium in Nevis

St Kitts & Nevis Observer

Part two of the National Crime Symposium will be held in Nevis on Thursday 2nd March 2017 by the Ministry of National Security. The main objectives of the workshop are to review the strategies and recommendations coming from Part one of the symposium which was previously held in Saint Kitts.

FINANCE

BARBADOS

Sinckler not going to the IMF

Nation News

Minister for Finance Chris Sinckler told the media in a press conference yesterday that the International Monetary Fund will be directing the economic affairs of Barbados and that Prime Minister Stuart has spoken firmly of that issue.

SOCIETE

SAINT KITTS

ECCB to name building in honour of Sir Dwight

Antigua Observer

In recognition of the legacy of former Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, the late Sir K Dwight Venner, the Bank will be naming the Phase 1 headquarters building in his honour. The naming ceremony is scheduled to take place in Saint Lucia tomorrow. Sir Dwight passed on 22nd December last year in Saint Lucia.

FRANCE/EU

OECS

St. Kitts and Nevis to host series of high level regional meetings this week

SKN Vibes

Three high level regional meetings are scheduled to take place in St. Kitts and Nevis this week namely the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s (ECCB) Growth Forum with Social Partners, meeting of the ECCB Monetary Council and the 64th Meeting of the OECS Authority. Many Caribbean leaders are expected to be in attendance including the President of the Executive Council of Martinique, Mr. Alfred Marie-Jeanne. One of the matters down for discussion is the application of French Saint-Martin as an Associate Member of the OECS.

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