Revue de Presse du 26 janvier 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE LUNDI 26 JANVIER 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

ISAAC : NO POINTS FOR GOV’T WALKOUT

Antigua Observer

Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, D Gisele Isaac said the Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) ministers “scored no points” when they walked out of their own Budget Debate last Thursday night.

Gov’t warned against cloaking deals with secrecy

Antigua Observer

Local economist and adviser to the minister of Trade, Petra Williams is calling for greater transparency in government deals.

Time to review parliamentary immunity, panellists say

Antigua Observer

There is a call for a revision of the system under which elected Members of Parliament are granted partial immunity from prosecution.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

"We’ve Not Done Anything Wrong." PM Defends Swift Passage of Boundary Changes

WinnFM

Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is addressing statements by Opposition lawyers that suggest that the recently passed resolution to change constituency boundaries in St. Kitts and Nevis was not properly gazetted before Parliament was dissolved.

Thousands turned out for Labour Party Concert

SKN Vibes

THOUSANDS of people turned out last evening (Jan. 24) in support of the St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party’s (SKNLP) Concert held at St. Peter’s Playground, which featured two of the region’s top artistes - Tanya Stephens and Jah Cure.

Dr. Wilson lashes out at Richards ; Konris does same to Sam

SKN Vibes

IN light of the potentiality of General Elections, political parties in the Federation have upped the ante in their campaigns as candidates continue to verbally assail each other and highlight their perceived incompetence in an effort to woo voters.

Electoral Commission undertakes not to announce new boundaries

SKN Vibes

SITTING judge Her Ladyship Marlene Carter declared today (Jan. 23) that the Electoral Commission should not produce any advertisement or take any action concerning new boundaries until further order of the Court is given.

ST.LUCIA

Was New Year Message All About da IMPACS Bomb ?

The Star

On Sunday evening as I observed the nation’s prime minister delivering his pre-recorded ritual New Year message, I was reminded of Abraham Lincoln.

Are we living in a mediocracy ?

The Star

If it is practiced with systematic consistency and admirable talent, should we not offer songs in praise of mediocrity ? If by its ubiquity it may be pronounced….

ECONOMIE

DOMINICA

Marigot Bus drivers still await answers from government

Dominica News Online

As a new week begins, bus drivers plying the Marigot to Londonderry route have still not been able to meet with Public Works Minister, Ian Pinard, to seek solutions to a problem that they are facing in that area.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

EC$21M rehab work commences Frigate Bay Road, Kennedy Simmonds Highway

SKN Vibes

THE final phase of rehabilitating and resurfacing of the Frigate Bay Road and the Sir Kennedy Simmonds Highway have commenced and are expected to to be completed within a year at the cost of $21M.

ST.LUCIA

CARING FOR THE ELDERLY IS A GOVERNMENT PRIORITY

The Star

Saint Lucia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency, Ambassador Dr. Ernest Hilaire, joined Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs, Planning and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, on a recent visit…

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Call for tougher stance against negligent broadcast entities

Antigua Observer

A Canada-based media professional has advocated that policymakers in Antigua & Barbuda take a stronger stance against negligent broadcast agencies.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Judge to hand down ruling in St Kitts-Nevis boundaries case on Tuesday

Caribbean News Now

The injunction against the realigned constituency boundaries in St Kitts and Nevis will continue until Tuesday afternoon, when high court judge, Justice Marlene Carter, is scheduled to deliver her ruling on the matter.

St Kitts high school whistleblower loses job

Caribbean News Now

A Basseterre High School (BHS) teacher, who spoke to the press about health concerns and demonstrated with other teachers over ongoing health issues at the St Kitts school, has been relieved of her duties in questionable circumstances.

ST.LUCIA

How comforting are the latest crime figures ?

The Star

Try to imagine the universal reaction if during his most recent State of the Union address President Obama had said : “Every night before we go to bed Michelle and I pray for divine intervention in the Middle East and for the good Lord to protect our beloved America from the reaches of ISIS.”

ST.VINCENT

Deputy police chief commends Coastguard for response to Rock Gutter tragedy

I-Witness News

Deputy Commissioner of Police Reynold Hadaway has commended the SVG Coastguard for its response to the accident at Rock Gutter on Jan. 12, which left five students dead and a further two missing at sea and presumed dead, when a minivan plunged into the sea there.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ST.LUCIA

PM Anthony congratulates CCJ on 10th anniversary (see video)

St.Lucia News Online

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is observing its 10th anniversary this year with Justice Adrian Saunders saying the “CCJ has come a long way over those 10 years”.

MONTSERRAT

Crucial budget support talks between Montserrat government and DfID

Government of Montserrat

Talks begin here today (26.1.15) between the Government of Montserrat (GoM) and a team from the UK Department for International Development, DFID on the planning of the 2015/2016 budget for the island.

CHRONIQUES

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

Trapped By Deception … and Lies

By Peter Josie

‘OH what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive.’ In recalling these lines which George Odlum so loved, I couldn’t help feeling sorry for the people of Saint Lucia who listened to the Prime Minister’s address.

To Kill A Mocking Voice

By Andrew Antoine

From the dawn of time to the offices of Charlie Hebdo on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in Paris, France, man continues to use whatever means at his disposal to control other men.

P.M.’s Address Disheartening

By The Editor

THE PM’s address to the nation was a major disappointment despite the fact that our preliminary expectations were neither particularly positive nor encouraging.

Bad Behaviour

By The Editor

I write to express my disgust with the way our media operates.

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

Hts News

Bajans slapped with drug charges

PM on ascension to CCJ

Pierre upbeat about pivotal bus fare meeting

Ground-breaking ceremony for VF jetty

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