Revue de presse du lundi 09 avril 2018
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 09 AVRIL 2018
POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE
After nearly five years serving as Venezuelan Ambassador to the Federation, the time has come for His Excellency Romulo Henriquez Gonzalez to depart. A brief but meaningful ceremony was hosted by the Government at the Government of Headquarters last Friday to bid him farewell. Minister for Foreign Affairs, Honourable Mark Brantley, urged the outgoing diplomat to keep visiting the Federation, particularly considering the longstanding relationship between the two countries.
ECONOMIE - AFFAIRE - FINANCE
Caribbean News Now
St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, the Hon. Dr Timothy Harris, is in Dubai to discuss the new investment opportunities available for Middle Eastern investors looking to gain second citizenship, now a controversial issue with the publication of a US State Department report on drug money laundering in the Caribbean. The Prime Minister is expected to meet with a number of key stakeholders to introduce the Sustainable Growth Fund, as well as provide further information on the recent changes made to the real estate investment option for the Citizenship by Investment Programme.
SECURITE - JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS
Former Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony during his budget presentation last week, strongly hinted of a court matter regarding the 2.6 billion dollar project for Vieux Fort called the “Pearl of the Caribbean”. Anthony, who is also the Parliamentary Representative for Vieux Fort South, where the project is set to take place, says he will move to the courts to secure appropriate declarations. He says that the agreements with the developer are outrageous ; they breached the financial laws of the country and are not in the public interest.
ENVIRONNEMENT – ENERGIE – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE
Dominica News Online
As countries of the Caribbean continue to repair and rebuild following last year’s devastating hurricane season, forecasters are now saying that 2018 could be just as bad and it’s only a few months away. The forecasters have predicted that there will be fourteen named storms, seven hurricanes and three major hurricanes, this season.