Revue de presse du lundi 12 février 2018
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 12 FEVRIER 2018
I Witness News
Questions are being raised about the wife of Finance Minister, Karen Duncan-Gonsalves, filling out the temporary vacant post as head of the Financial Services Authority, a regulatory agency over which her husband has ministerial oversight and moreover a post which he the Minister must approve. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, who is the father of the Minister, thereby making him the father-in-law of Mrs Gonsalves, sought to explain and clarify the matter in a recent radio interview.
SECURITE – JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS
Dominica News Online
Last week a report surfaced in the media claiming it was that of Colonel Jamie Ogilvie of the Jamaica Police Force to review the functional capabilities of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force. The said report painted a damning picture of the Chief of Police and his Deputy. Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmore, has rubbished the alleged report calling it inaccurate and contorted. The Minister however confirmed that a functional review has been done on the police force and that report will be made public.
ENVIRONNEMENT – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE
A climate change project to aid people displaced by natural disasters and reduce climate change risks around the world, which is backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the sum of US$10 million will benefit Hurricane stricken Barbuda. The small Caribbean island will receive US$1 million from the said amount. The project will focus on three areas namely gender and youth, extreme weather events and sustainable options. Prime Minister Gaston Browne commended the UAE for its contribution to the Caribbean region.