Revue de presse du mardi 05 juin 2018
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POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE
Source : Barbados Today
Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Member of Parliament for St George North, Gline Clarke, has no intention of crossing the floor to form an opposition against Prime Minister Mia Mottley. Clarke, who has been a long serving Parliamentarian is due to be elected Deputy Speaker at the next sitting of the House of Assembly.
Source : Dominica Vibes
During the contract signing ceremony for the construction of new houses and the rehabilitation of Petro Casas at Trafalgar, the Minister for Trade, Energy and Employment, Honourable Ian Douglas, called the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela a tremendous friend of the Government of Dominica. Venezuela is funding the project in collaboration with the Ministry of Housing and Lands.
Source : I Witness News
Leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP), Godwin Friday, while addressing his party’s fortieth (40th) convention rally over the weekend appealed to his fellowmen not to fear a future under an NDP Administration. Friday, who is the Leader of the Parliamentary Opposition, says the ruling Ralph Gonsalves Unity Labour Party (ULP) has failed the people and hence must be removed from power.
ECONOMIE – AFFAIRE – FINANCE
Source : Barbados Today
Sagicor Financial Corporation and Royal Bank of Canada, two major regional financial institutions, have welcomed the Government’s decision to suspend debt payments and get help from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Ravi Rambarran says the move demonstrates that the problem has been recognized, accepted and that there is willingness to engage on a path towards fiscal stability.
SECURITE – JUSTICE –DROITS HUMAINS
Source : Caribbean News Now
The first phase of Tradewinds 2018, which runs from 4th to 12th June in the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, was officially declared open with an impressive ceremony which featured remarks by top government and military officials. The annual exercise which is sponsored by the United States Southern Command, and which is a part of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, features troops and law enforcement officials from 20 partner countries including CARICOM member states, United States of America, United Kingdom, France, Mexico and Canada.
SANTE – SOCIETE –AGRICULTURE
Source : Now Grenada
Head of the Epidemiology and Information Unit of the Ministry of Health, Dr Shawn Charles, says that Grenada is currently experiencing an increase in the number of reports of dengue fever and gastroenteritis, compared to last year and the previous year of 2016. The districts of Saint Andrew and St George are most affected.
ENVIRONNEMENT – ENERGIE – LOGEMENT – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE
Source : Caribbean News Service
Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Timothy Antoine says building resilient cities across the Caribbean will require a holistic approach. The ECCB Governor noted that resilience requires countries to be able to “withstand, adapt and rapidly recover” from events and shocks. He said one of the key tenets of this approach includes building fiscal and debt resilience.