Revue de Presse du 27 janvier 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE MARDI 27 JANVIER 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Gov’t in perpetual campaign mood, PEP laments

BVI News

While promising to steer clear of any ‘dirty’ campaign leading up to the next general elections that are due by early 2016, the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) said the government appears to be more concerned about campaigning than about good governance.

Too many have to borrow nowadays – Wheatley

BVI News

The middle class in the British Virgin Islands has been deteriorating and too many people have resorted to borrowing, according to President of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Natalio ‘Sowande’ Wheatley.

DOMINICA

Minister warns against ‘unlawful’ protest action

Da Vibes

Minister responsible for Justice Rayburn Blackmoore says the Dominica Labour Party government has taken a zero tolerance approach towards the staging of unlawful protect action here.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Astaphan endorses Jonel Powell

SKN Vibes

FORMER Government insider and notable critic of Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas, Dwyer Astaphan had endorsed Jonel Powell of Team Unity as the best candidate to represent Central Basseterre (Constituency Two) in the Parliament of St. Kitts and Nevis.

Brantley : Nation’s Democracy Being Systematically Weakened

WinnFM

"It’s a bittersweet anniversary, in the sense that I do not believe that we have strengthened our democratic traditions, rather I think they’ve been weakened systematically, not from outside forces, but from forces within."

Former Governor Warns of Chaos if Political Tensions Continue Unchecked

WinnFM

Lawyer, historian and former Governor of St. Kitts and Nevis Sir Probyn Inniss is concerned about rising political tensions in St. Kitts and Nevis.

ST.LUCIA

LPM releases animated video ahead of 2016 election (see video)

St.Lucia News Online

Cognizant of the steady rise in political support for the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM) among voters who are disillusioned with the governing Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP), including those who have become increasingly distrustful…

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Superintendent Burnette removed from CID again

Antigua Observer

After serving in various capacities in the Royal Police Force of Antigua & Barbuda, with the most recent being acting assistant commissioner of police, the former head of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) will be moving on to serve the force in a new capacity.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Man stabbed at Labour Party Concert

SKN Vibes

A young man from Stapleton Village is left nursing a stab wound or wounds following an incident during the St. Kitts-Nevis Labour Party’s 2010 Election Anniversary Concert held at the St. Peter’s Playfield on Saturday night (Jan. 24).

ECONOMIE

Three NSWMA managers fired

Antigua Observer

Three managers of the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA) have joined the list of employees from government statutory bodies who have been given pink slips.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

PM Douglas highlights strides in several sectors of the economy

SKN Vibes

The strides in the several sectors of the St. Kitts and Nevis economy were highlighted during this month’s press conference by Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ANTIGUA

US urges Caribbean leaders to reject corrupt energy deals

Antigua Observer

Vice President United States, Joe Biden has told Prime Minister Gaston Browne and other Caribbean leaders to do away with corrupt practices as they commit to increase their use of renewable energy.

DOMINICA

Cuba increases educational support to Dominica

Da Vibes

The Cuban government has revised its agreement with Dominica to provide additional tertiary education scholarships.

Dominica seeks to export water to the region

Caribbean News Now

The Dominica Water and Sewage Company (DOWASCO) is pursuing its goal to export “bulk-water” regionally.

MONTSERRAT

Crucial budget support talks begin between Montserrat and Britain

Caribbean News Now

Talks were due to begin on Monday between the government of Montserrat (GoM) and a team from the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) on the planning of the 2015/2016 budget for the island.

Federation represented at Washington DC Summit on Energy

SKN Vibes

St. Kitts and Nevis is being represented by a three-person delegation at the invitation from United States Vice President the Hon. Joe Biden to participate in a regional summit on Energy Security being held in Washington.

French Caribbean territories to begin CARICOM membership process

St.Lucia News Online

The French territories in the Caribbean have begun discussions with the Caribbean Community, or CARICOM, on their applications to become associate members of the 15-member regional grouping, the Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat announced Monday.

CHRONIQUES

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : Lies and the lying Grenadian prime minister who tells them

By Helen Grenade

Grenada’s Parliament is full of politicians who aspire to lead their party but few reach the top of the greasy pole and, among those who do, a large proportion come unstuck.

Commentary : Law and Politics : The waiting game is ongoing

By Lloyd Noel

We have now almost past the two-year date since that clean-sweep victory at the polls in February 2013 – and from all appearances and the administrative silence from the corridors of powers, nothing of any concrete substance seem to be taking place in any area.

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