Revue de presse du 26 mai 2017
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 26 MAI 2017
Dominica News Online
In the wake of recent incidents taking place in the country since the beginning of the year, the latest being the disruption of Parliament earlier this week, the Prime Minister has sought to send a message to his fellow countrymen, in particular the Opposition, to desist from causing any further confrontation or disruption in the country.
ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE
Prime Minister Harris explains the reason for his Government’s continued investment in the Citizenship By Investment programme, saying that his Administration views the programme as an integral part of the long-term development of the Federation and that it will bring much benefits to the next generation for another thirty years.
I Witness News
St Vincent will benefit from two World Bank projects, one through the OECS Regional Agricultural Competitiveness Project which aims to increase market access and sales for farmers, fishers and agro-processors, and the other through the Human Development Service Delivery Project to improve the quality of primary and secondary education.
St Lucia Times
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the hurricane season which commences in less than one week, is expected to be a busy one for the region, with five to nine hurricanes expected to form. Overall, 11 to 17 named tropical storms will also develop.
St Lucia News Online
Several projects from a number of Caribbean countries, including St Lucia, are due to be presented to the Interreg Caraïbes programme Selection Committee which is scheduled to take place in the French department of Guadeloupe next week. The programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and managed by the Region of Guadeloupe.
At their first encounter since his election as President of the French Republic, Macron received praises from the President of the United States, Donald Trump, for an incredible campaign and his tremendous victory. The US President says they have a lot to discuss especially terrorism. He also said he was honoured to be with him. They had lunch together prior to the NATO summit in Brussels.