Revue de presse du 1er mars 2018

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 01 MARS 2018

POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE

SAINT KITTS

Dr. Denzil Douglas says he received Dominican diplomatic passport as “a courtesy”

Dominica News Online

Former Prime Minister and now Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition of Saint Kitts, Dr Denzil Douglas has confirmed that the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, granted him a Dominican diplomatic passport as a show of courtesy. He also claimed that Skerrit is a witness in the case, which has been adjourned for April. Despite, Douglas continues to say, as his attorney, that he is not a citizen of Dominica.

SAINT LUCIA

German Ambassador presents credentials

St Lucia Times

On Tuesday 20 February, His Excellency Holger Michael, Non-Resident Ambassador to Saint Lucia presented his credentials to the Governor General of Saint Lucia, His Excellency Sir Emmanuel Neville Cenac. They both expressed their expectations and reaffirmed their governments’ commitment to the diplomatic relations between the two countries.

ECONOMIE – AFFAIRE - FINANCE

OECS

C.I.P. at OECS level – PM Chastanet wants one common standard

The Voice

Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Allen Chastanet is in full support of a joint OECS Citizenship by Investment Programme initiative. He noted that Saint Lucia continues to lobby the other countries to agree on a common pricing structure as well as common standards as it pertains to due diligence.

FRANCE– EU

DOMINICA

DDA promotes Dominica in Guadeloupe

Dominica News Online

Discover Dominica Authority and other stakeholders are seeking to promote the island as “open and ready for business” post Hurricane Maria. Director of Tourism, Colin Piper and Dominica’s representative in the French Market, Hervé Nizard, recently held a press conference in neighbouring Guadeloupe to brief tourism businesses and partners on the situation of the country after Hurricane Maria.

MARTINIQUE

Two Vincentians arrested with 150 kilos of marijuana in Martinique

St Lucia Times

A French Naval patrol unit intercepted a boat last Tuesday morning off Anse d’Arlets in Martinique with two individuals. The two who are suspected to be from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are in custody on suspicion of trafficking illegal drugs. French authorities say they found 150 kilos of cannabis aboard the boat.

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