Revue de presse du mardi 24 avril 2018
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 24 AVRIL 2018
POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE
Dominica News Online
The political landscape in the nature isle may soon change. A Dominican national based in the United States has announced that she will be officially presenting her candidacy as a parliamentary representative in Dominica. Sapphire Carrington, who will head the People’s Party of Dominica (P-POD) made the announcement yesterday during a radio interview and says that the country is at a point where positive change is necessary.
Dominica News Online
In order to further develop the bilateral and multilateral relations between the two countries, the Government of Dominica has appointed a new resident Ambassador to the Russian Federation in the person of Nuri Katz. Katz is a special advisor to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on matters relating to the Russian Federation. Dominica established diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation in 1995.
Caribbean News Now
A specially convened tribunal has concluded that Dominica born Baroness Scotland, Commonwealth Secretary-General, breached the secretariat’s obligations when a senior employee was unfairly disciplined and unlawfully forced out of the job, and whom she blamed for leaks about her conduct and reckless spending. Scotland has come in for continuing criticism for her lavish spending of taxpayers’ money since assuming the top post at the Commonwealth.
ECONOMIE - AFFAIRE - FINANCE
I Witness News
The OECS Commission has made submissions to the Government of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States to deal with the issue of high air travel taxes within the sub-region, for their consideration. OECS Director Didacus Jules says not only have there been an increase in the base fares but in some cases the government taxes have doubled. The comments came as the new integrated travel project between the English, Dutch and French- speaking Caribbean was being launched.
ENVIRONNEMENT - ENERGIE – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE
The St Kitts-Nevis Observer
During the recently concluded Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting held in London, Barbudans called on Prime Minister Gaston Browne to account for an estimated $50 million of donations received from development banks allied countries, in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Member of Parliament for Barbuda says the island lost 90 percent of its buildings during the Hurricane, and not one school has been built yet although more than half of the residents which were evacuated to mainland Antigua have since returned.
FRANCE - EU
St Lucia News Online
As the transition continues from the faithful Victoria Hospital into the new Owen King EU Hospital (OKEUH) in phases, the University Hospital in Martinique conducted a two day enhancement training for nurses attached to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Victoria Hospital. Ward Manager of the Unit, Natalie Preville, gave high praises to the training received and is convinced that all patients of the ICU will benefit from it.