Revue de presse du 22 juin 2017
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 22 JUIN 2017
The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has dismissed suggestions that his country and others in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), have been giving blind support to the Nicolás Maduro-led administration in Venezuela. Browne is lashing back at Former CARICOM head, Bruce Golding, for recent statements made, calling his comments disrespectful and hypocritical. Browne insisted that he and Gonsalves are standing on principle.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Dominica News Online
The High Court Judge and the Director of Public Prosecution continues their public dispute when the Judge told the DPP that she will not be allowed to speak in her court. Such started when the Judge blamed the office of the DPP for the tardiness in some cases before the court and in return the DPP issued a press release in defense, saying that the judge was acting as both Judge and DPP.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLAND
Virgin Islands News Online
There is a growing concern over the crime situation in the British Virgin Islands, with already seven murders in the first six months of this year. Hence, public activist and talk show host, Edmund Maduro says he is totally in favour of bringing back capital punishment in the British overseas territory. He says that is the only way that the country will regain its stability.
The Finance Minister, Chris Sinckler is assuring Barbadians that there is nothing unusual about the visit of an IMF team and this is well within the norm. The Minister says that this is just a courtesy call during which time they will collect data ahead of their yearly Article IV consultation on the country. There have been numerous calls for the Freundel Stuart Administration to enter into a formal agreement with the international financial institution.