Revue de Presse du 28 janvier 2015
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE MERCREDI 28 JANVIER 2015
Spencer says new gas prices not low enough
Opposition leader Baldwin Spencer has labelled as an “outrage” the expected decrease in the price of fuel at the pumps, arguing that it does not go far enough.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
The National Democratic Party government has tried to dismiss claims that it has been sabotaging constituencies that it lost in the November 2011 general elections.
In the biggest public war of words since the start of the year, Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party Julian Fraser has sought to set the record straight regarding what he described as inaccurate statement made by the governing National Democratic Party (NDP).
At a time when the territory’s political parties have been jostling to win the support of youth voters, the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) has accused the two dominant political parties of not doing enough to address the social development issues facing the territory’s young people.
Questioning whether Opposition legislator Andrew Fahie knows the real meaning of corruption, the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) has challenged him to provide proof that there is corruption in the government.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has dispelled rumors that he is unwell and seeking medical attention, describing it as an “evil practice” and “malicious statement”.
The Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) wants an audience with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and the government to discuss an alternative nominee for Speaker of the House of Assembly.
Parliamentary representative for Roseau Central Joseph Isaac has called on the Mayor of Roseau Irene John to suspend a decision to relocate roadside vendors to the Roseau Market.
ST.KITTS & NEVIS
Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas rang the bell before a massive crowd of supporters in Buckley’s Tuesday night, declaring that the St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party and its coalition partner the Nevis Reformation Party, would sweep the elections.
Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes was late Tuesday afternoon making the case for a judicial review into the Boundaries Commission report.
The so called foreign vote as Calypsonian Lady Diva declared during the last Carnival season is indeed a major part of the upcoming general elections.
Election Day in St. Kitts and Nevis is Monday 16th February, as has been widely speculated for the past couple of weeks.
Will Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), lawyer Grenville Williams become the National Security Advisor soon ?
St.Lucia News Online
Political Leader of the United Workers Party, Mr. Allen Chastanet, will deliver his New Year’s address tonight, Wednesday January 28th, 2015.
A group of heavyweight American investors is in Grenada exploring opportunities in several key sectors including energy.
The Ministry of Health said on Tuesday that it has sent two samples to the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for confirmation that a Nigerian in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease, as local tests have shown.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
St.Lucia News Online
An American tourist, who accused a male police officer of abusing him on the Marigot Beach on December 15, said he is still waiting for an update from the Police Complaints Department.
RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES
Prime Minister Gaston Browne has told the United States that its proposal for achieving energy security in the Caribbean overlooks the most important constraint, finance.
The Ministry of Tourism has appointed two new executives to the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA).
The Voice SLU Online
CLOSE to three dozen representatives from various countries and organizations are meeting this week at the Bay Gardens Hotel as Caribbean negotiators prepare for the upcoming Paris talks in December.
THE VOICE SLU ONLINE
By Alexis B. Montegomery
THE Market Pass Through (MPT) system has been in the news in Saint Lucia quite a bit and has caused a number of pointed questions to be raised by the public.
By Earl Bousquet
IN all today’s global talk about rights and freedoms, I often get the impression that the world has forgotten the basic human rights of life – to food and water, clothing and shelter.