Revue de presse du mardi 10 avril 2018

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 10 AVRIL 2018

POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE

ANTIGUA

Parliament to meet for first time since general election

Nation News

The Antigua & Barbuda Parliament meets for the first time since the general election of 21st March 2018, when the Gaston Browne led Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party won the polls convincingly by a 15-2 seat margin. The Governor General, Sir Rodney Williams, will also deliver his traditional Throne Speech in which he is expected to outline the priorities of the new Government for the coming year.

SAINT KITTS

St Kitts-Nevis government moves to limit overseas voting by imposing a six month residency requirement

Caribbean News Now

The Government of St Kitts-Nevis on 28 March read in Parliament what is called the National Assembly Elections (Amendment Bill) which governs how elections take place in the Federation and how people must be registered to vote. The Government is now proposing some significant changes that will affect voters who are otherwise presently eligible to vote.

ECONOMIE - AFFAIRE - FINANCE

SAINT KITTS

St Kitts-Nevis utterly disappointed in US report

The St Kitts-Nevis Observer

The Government of St Kitts and Nevis has strongly rejected statements made about the twin island Federation in the United States Department of State 2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, Volume II : Money Laundering (2018 INCSR) published in March 2018. According to a press release from the Office of the Prime Minister, the statements are grossly misleading, erroneous and offensive.

SECURITE - JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS

SAINT LUCIA

Chastanet says “we have seen a huge influx of drugs and arms associated with Venezuela”

St Lucia News Online

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has declared that he is extremely concerned about the situation in Venezuela amid reports by Trinidad & Tobago of having to deal with an influx of Venezuelan nationals seeking refugee status. Chastanet, who has been a critic of the situation in the South American nation, indicates that security has been the number one issue for Saint Lucia.

ENVIRONNEMENT – ENERGIE – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE

DOMINICA

Dominica receives military vehicles from China

Dominica News Online

As the country recovers from Hurricane Maria, the Government of the People’s Republic of China made a donation of 19 military vehicles, which included ambulances and a fire truck, to the Government of Dominica. The donation which has a monetary value of 4.3 million dollars will be distributed to the Office of Disaster Management, the Dominica Police Force, the Dominica Fire and Ambulance Services and the Dominica Prison Services. Minister for National Security, Rayburn Blackmoore, received the donation on behalf of the Government.

FRANCE – EU

MARTINIQUE

St Lucian armed with cutlass tries to rob Martinique business twice in 48 hours

St Lucia News Online

According to media reports, a Saint Lucian national has been arrested in neighbouring Martinique for attempted robbery. The twenty-four year old male was apprehended while trying to rob the same service station twice with a forty-eight hour period. He is believed to be mentally challenged.

Dernière modification : 10/04/2018

Haut de page