Revue de presse du vendredi 06 avril 2018
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REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 06 AVRIL 2018
POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE
Governors-General and Presidents of the Caribbean will meet in Saint Kitts & Nevis from Sunday 8th to Thursday 12th April 2018 for their 16th Conference. Some of the countries that will be represented include Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada and St Vincent & the Grenadines. Former Governor General of Saint Lucia, Dame Pearlette Louisy, the first woman to have held that post, will also be in attendance.
ECONOMIE - AFFAIRE - FINANCE
During the launch of the Direct Assistance Grant Scheme (DAGS) funded by the European Union under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF), the newly appointed Minister for Investment and Trade, appealed to small business owners with the capacity to import and export goods and services, to take advantage of the funds being made available to them under the programme.
The St Kitts-Nevis Observer
Visiting high-level international Monetary Fund (IMF) officials have given high praises to the Timothy Harris Team Unity Government on the economic performance of the country. The international financial institution says that they are satisfied with the progress of the country, not only in the Eastern Caribbean Union.
SECURITE - JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS
Weeks after three male police officers wrote to the Police Service Commission (PSC) alleging that Police Commissioner Wendel Robinson made sexual advances towards them and offered to pay ; the Commissioner has received his letter of suspension and a notice of investigation from the Commission. Some other officers also claimed that he made inappropriate comments about their anatomy.
ENVIRONNEMENT – ENERGIE – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE
I Witness News
Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says the geothermal deal has been renegotiated. Originally the two foreign firms involved in the establishment of the geothermal plant, Emera and Reykjavik Geothermal, were to own seventy-five percent of the plant with the remainder of twenty-five going to the Government but the latter will now own forty-nine percent.