Revue de presse du 23 octobre 2017

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 23 OCTOBRE 2017

POLITIQUE

SAINT KITTS

St Kitts-Nevis PM denies holding a Dominica diplomatic passport

Caribbean News Now

Following images of purported passports and a series of accusations that both the current and the former leaders of the Federation held Dominican diplomatic passports, current Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris has come out to deny ever being in possession of any other passport besides that of Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis.

ECONOMIE - AFFAIRE

OECS

OECS signs US$6.3 million agreement to support blue economy transition in the Eastern Caribbean

Caribbean News Now

On Saturday 14 October 2017, the Director General of the OECS Commission and World Bank country director, Dr Didacus Jules and Tahseen Sayed Khan respectively, signed a grant agreement in the amount of US$6.3 million for the Caribbean Regional Oceanscape Project (CROP) aimed at supporting Eastern Caribbean countries to preserve and strengthen resilience of coastal and marine resources, and implementing regional policies to stimulate blue growth..

ENVIRONNEMENT – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE

ANTIGUA

PM criticize the U.S. President for Paris decision

Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Browne told an American weekly magazine, News-Week, that the move by the United States to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement is the most irresponsible and thinks that it should be corrected. The Antiguan leader noted that the U.S. being the largest economy and most powerful nation in the world should lead by example. He also considered the decision by the President to be the most backward that the US government has ever taken.

FRANCE - EU

MARTINIQUE

Three Saint Lucians arrested for violent crimes

St Lucia Times

Three Saint Lucian nationals who are said to be in their early 20s, along with a French national who is a minor, were brought before the courts in Martinique last Friday for a series of robberies. Other individuals who may be involved in the criminal events are still being sought. The young men were all placed in detention at the prison in Ducos.

MALTA

Regional CBI firm linked to journalist assassinated in Malta

Caribbean News Now

Henley & Partners, a leading global advisory firm, which promotes some of the CIP programs in the Eastern Caribbean, has been accused of conspiring to assassinate Maltese journalist, Daphne Caruana, who was killed in a car bomb earlier this week. Caruana, who led the investigation of the Panama Papers regarding corruption in Malta, had previously filed police reports of death threats. She had also exposed a number of offshore dealings of prominent figures in Malta.

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