Revue de presse du lundi 06 août 2018
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 06 AOUT 2018
POLITIQUE – DIPLOMATIE – AFFAIRES REGIONALES
Source : Nation News
During a recent courtesy call at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs by a representative of the Organisation of American States (OAS), the Minister reaffirmed the country’s commitment to the regional organisation and also thanked the OAS for its invaluable contribution to the island. The Minister also went on to mention the various areas in which the organisation has assisted the country.
Source : Caribbean 360
Inga Rhonda King, St Vincent and the Grenadines’ Representative to the United Nations has been elected to lead the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the body that leads the United Nation’s ambitious drive for sustainable economic, social and environmental development. King says it is an honour to serve and asked for the help of Council members in moving forward.
Source : Caribbean News Now
Dominica’s loss is Barbados gain ! The Government of Dominica has received formal notification that the Ross University of School of Medicine (RUSM) will be relocating to Barbados. Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria last September the medical facility had to evacuate the students and faculty, while maintaining its educational programmes at temporary locations.
TRANSPORT– AVIATION CIVILE
Source : Dominica News Online
A new ferry service has been launched in Dominica. Val Ferry, owned by two brothers who previously owned and operated Caribbean Ferries, will be offering sea transportation services from the neighbouring French territories. Minister for Tourism, Robert Tonge welcome the new initiative and describes it as a ray of hope, especially with the announcement of the departure of the Ross University School of Medicine.