Revue de presse du 22 mai 2017
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 22 MAI 2017
The OECS Third Council of Ministers of Foreign Affairs and the Twentieth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations of the Caribbean Community met in Barbados to speak on foreign policy matters to include, the future of their relationship with the EU post-Brexit, the post-Cotonou Agreement and the situation in Venezuela, among others.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
St Kitts & Nevis Observer
The saga continues on the Chinese economic citizen Ren Biao who is wanted by the Chinese authorities and Interpol. This time the former Prime Minister Denzil Douglas is agreeing with Prime Minister Harris that due process, conform to the laws of the land, is required in that case.
I Witness News
Justice Saunders of the Caribbean Court of Justice says that the CCJ should not be blamed or be held responsible for anything happening in the domestic court system in the region. He says that since the Privy Council does not fully play its role as a final court, it therefore contributes to a lack of trust and confidence in the domestic system.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
At a Brexit round table held on 9th May UK Government representatives and a delegation from the British Virgin Islands met to discuss the freedom of movement to the European Union for citizens of the Overseas Territories. Emphasis was also placed on visa-free travel to the Schengen area and their ability to take part in EU higher education programmes.