Revue de presse du 28 avril 2017

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 28 AVRIL 2017

POLITIQUE

SAINT LUCIA

Protest march to take place in St Lucia against multibillion dollar project

Caribbean News Now

The Vieux Fort Concerned Citizens Coalition for Change has organised a national protest in the southern town on Sunday against the multi-billion dollars “Pearl of the Caribbean” project which is being undertaken under the CIP by Desert Star Holdings (DSH) a Hong-Kong based company. The project has raised many questions, including environmental.

DOMINICA

Privy Council assesses $60,000 in costs against Dominica opposition leader

Caribbean New Now

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council on Thursday assessed costs on the Opposition Leader Lennox Linton for statements made during a political event which were deemed defamatory against the then Skerrit Cabinet. The assessed cost against Linton is in the amount of £45,992.19 (US$60,000). This comes eighteen months after the Privy Council delivered its judgment in the case.

ENVIRONNEMENT

CARIBBEAN

Journalists trained in climate change reporting

I Witness News

The Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership Project and the United Nations Development Programme have partnered to host a climate change capacity building workshop in Belize for Caribbean journalist. The aim of the initiative is to improve security, transfer technology and strengthen networks through information sharing, considering the climate change is a serious challenge for the region.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

SAINT LUCIA

Electronic monitoring and electronic crimes laws coming

St Lucia News Online

In this coming fiscal year, the Government plans to enact legislation which is considered critical so as to strengthen the criminal justice system. The revelations were made by Her Excellency the Governor General during her Throne Speech earlier this week. Among those are the Witness Protection and Electronic Monitoring Bills, respectively.

SAINT KITTS

Prime Minister Harris says the Ministry of National Security maintains a zero tolerance approach to crime

SKN Vibes

Dr the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of the Federation has indicated that his government will provide law enforcement agencies of the country with as much support as possible to fight against crime. Dr Harris who is also the Minister responsible for National Security says his administration maintains a zero tolerance approach to crime.

SAINT LUCIA

Venezuela unrest : Saint Lucia raises security concerns

St Lucia Times

The Minister responsible for External Affairs has expressed concern about the ongoing unrest in Venezuela. She says that there are also concerns about the democratic process being respected since failure of such can have implications on security in the country. Hon. Sarah-Flood Beaubrun also spoke of the assistance and friendly relations which St Lucia has received and enjoyed from the South American country.

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