Revue de presse du 23 mai 2017
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 23 MAI 2017
I Witness News
Morocco is demanding an apology from Algeria following the unfortunate incident which took place between two of their diplomats during the United Nations Decolonization conference in Saint Vincent last week. Mohammed Ali El Khamlichi, Deputy Chief of Missions, based at the Moroccan Embassy in Castries was taken to hospital after being physically assaulted by an Algerian official.
Following the recent CARICOM Foreign Ministers meeting in Barbados, during which the members called for the non-interference in the internal affairs of Venezuela, the country itself is now calling on the governments of the region for help for and support to the Maduro Government in its bid for peaceful dialogue to end the ongoing crisis.
ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE
According to the IMF, Grenada has met all performance criteria and structural benchmark for the sixth review. The government has made significant progress in reducing the debt-to-GDP ratio and as a result financial stability has improved. The economy grew by 3.9 per cent last year.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
Dominica News Online
As Parliament convenes today, the Police Chief has sent out a stern warning that no protest will be held outside, following a call by the opposition United Workers Party asking all patriotic Dominicans to let it be known that they will not accept an amendment to the Elections Act. Carbon says that maximum security will be in place.
A vessel registered in Grenada was intercepted off the coast of Guadeloupe over the weekend with 220 kilograms of cocaine. Five men, all from Grenada, are now in police custody awaiting trial. The vessel has been returned to the owner, who was not among the crew, since there is no available space in the French territory to hold it.
Mr Dickson Igwe, a news contributor, has expressed that the United Kingdom needs to be skilful in its negotiations to exit the European Union, as there is the risk of being torn apart. Many promises have been made by the current Prime Minister before the elections of June 8 however ; some believe that her Brexit strategy is a monumental miscalculation.