Revue de presse du vendredi 08 juin 2018
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 08 JUIN 2018
POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE
Source : St Lucia Times
Saint Lucia is one of the member countries that abstained from a vote on the Organisation of American States (OAS) resolution on Venezuela, and is seeking to clarify its decision on the matter. The Foreign Affairs Ministry says that the current situation in Venezuela is critical and cited the many areas of concern for St Lucia, particular the mass migration which can impact the security in many of the neighbouring countries, St Lucia included.
Source : Caribbean News Now
Past and Present regional leaders are scheduled to take part in a consultation on the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) on 8th and 9th June 2018. Almost 50 participants will be in attendance, including Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves. The consultation is facilitated with the assistance of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).
ECONOMIE – AFFAIRE – FINANCE
Source : Caribbean News Service
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is prescribing some bitter medicine for Barbados even before it reaches an agreement to assist the Government. The IMF team which ended their three-day visit in the country yesterday has warned that Barbados is in a precarious economic situation and substantial austerity measures are needed. Discussions on economic policies will continue in the coming months with the goal of reaching understandings that could support an IMF structural adjustment programme.