Revue de presse du lundi 26 février 2018

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 26 FEVRIER 2018

POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE

ANTIGUA

Are you ready to choose your government

Antigua Observer

On Saturday night, Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced March 24 as the date for fresh elections in Antigua & Barbuda, three and a half years after his ruling Antigua and Barbuda (ALP) won the last poll. Browne had already written to the Governor General to dissolve parliament today Monday 26 February and the Writ of Elections will be issued the following day. The elections will take place fifteen (15) months before it is constitutionally due in mid-2019.

SECURITE – JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS

SAINT KITTS

Dr Douglas alleged dual citizenship case begins tomorrow

SKN Vibes

The court matter regarding the alleged dual citizenship of the Opposition Leader Denzil Douglas is set for February 26 in the High Court of the Federation. Dr Douglas, who has been a Parliamentarian for over twenty (20) years, is alleged to be the holder of a Dominican diplomatic passport, which he has used to travel. The said passport is said to have been issued in 2016, with an expiry date of 29 July 2020.

OECS

Twenty eight law enforcement personnel successfully complete RSS Section Leaders Course

SKN Vibes

Law enforcement officers from the member countries of the Regional Security System (RSS) are better equipped to assume leadership roles following their completion of the Section Leaders Course at the RSS Training Institute. Personnel from Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada, St Vincent & the Grenadines and host country St Kitts & Nevis, underwent six weeks of training geared towards shaping and nurturing future leaders.

DOMINICA

Public trust in police force significantly damaged says Blackmore

Dominica News Online

In his address to the Police Welfare Association on the weekend, Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmore called on the Association to assist in restoring the public trust in its lawmen. He noted that it has been significantly damaged and it is the role of the Association to do the repair works. He reminded officers that they are answerable to the people of the country and not to the Commissioner of Police.

ENVIRONNEMENT – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE – ENERGIE

DOMINCIA

Russian Federation donates 260 more tons of relief supplies

Dominica Vibes

Supplies continue to pour in from the international community as once again the Russian Federation makes another donation to the Government and people of Dominica. Approximately two hundred and sixty tons of relief supplies were received by the Minister for Justice, Immigration and National Security, Rayburn Blackmore, on behalf of the Government, which include two mobile power stations. The Minister says the Government welcomes any support it gets as the country continues to recover.

OECS

GGGI and OECS ink an MoU to establish green growth cooperation

St Lucia News Online

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed last Friday between the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) to pursue joint programs and activities in support of capacity building and development of green growth options for developing countries. The new partnership will help build OECS member state capacity to develop resilience in critical areas such as water, energy and sustainable land use practices, aimed at improving the quality of life of citizens.

FRANCE - EU

MONTSERRAT

Montserrat signs Budget support programme with EU

St Lucia News Online

The British dependency of Montserrat has signed a Budget Support Programme with the European Union aimed at transitioning the small island towards sustainable economic development. The contribution in the sum of 18.4 million euros will assist the government with the implementation of the Medium Term Economic Policy (MTEP) 2017-2021.

ANGUILLA

Anguilla receives Grant Aid from the EU for Education

St Lucia News Online

The quality of education and training in Anguilla will be addressed as the European Union provides 16.8 million euros for those sectors. Of the said amount, 2.8 million will go towards addressing the damages caused to schools and educational institutions following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria respectively.

Dernière modification : 26/02/2018

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