Revue de presse du 21 juillet 2017
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 21 JUILLET 2017
Dominica News Online
In reference to the position assumed by Dominica and the support recently pledged by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, the Venezuelan chapter of the NGO Transparency International has sent an urgent message to the Government of Dominica regarding the political and economic crisis in the troubled South American nation.
ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE
According to the US Department of Justice, the largest criminal marketplace on the internet, AlphaBay, which was operated by Alexandre Cazes, has been seized. Cazes, a Canadian citizen who was living in Thailand, also obtained citizenship from Antigua & Barbuda under the Citizenship by Investment Programme. Cazes committed suicide on 12 July while in custody in Thailand.
Dominica News Online
While addressing the Annual General Meeting of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce, the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank says that in terms of stability the Eastern Caribbean Dollar remains strong in the region and calls this a tremendous achievement. He also noted that the financial system of the region is stable and somewhat resilient.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
I Witness News
Questions are being asked as to whether security will be tightened for Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves after leaked voice notes in which police officers allegedly storm his office in an effort to have their needs met. The Commission has dismissed commenting on such but however has noted that the security of the Prime Minister is a very serious issue.
St Lucia Times
From 23rd to 26th July 2017, Paris will be the host of about 6000 HIV experts who will report advances in AIDS science as the hope of finding a cure fails and therefore push them into new fields. Over the past 36 years, researchers have come up short against the tactics of the virus, and they therefore need to find ways to keep it dormant with as few drugs and side effects as possible.