Revue de presse du vendredi 11 mai 2018

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 11 MAI 2018

POLITIQUE - DIPLOMATIE

BARBADOS

BLP’s way forward

Source : Nation News

With less than twelve days before the big day, Mia Mottley’s led Barbados Labour Party has presented its priorities to the people should her party form the next government. In what is deemed as the People’s Manifesto with the theme of “Building the best Barbados together” the party intends to do its best the save the Barbados dollar, increase the minimum wage and pensions , abolish the National Social Responsibility Levy implemented by the Stuart led government.

SAINT VINCENT

Sexual assault allegations against St Vincent PM amplified by election manipulators

Source : Caribbean News Now

RSLC Group/Cambridge Analytica has been accused of working in concert with citizenship firm Henley & Partners in manipulating the outcomes of many elections in the Caribbean, including efforts to compound allegations of sexual assault against Prime Minister of Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves. An official of the said company has confirmed the accusations and admitted that it was a target digital attack.

ECONOMIE - AFFAIRE - FINANCE

SAINT LUCIA

Taiwanese construction delegation visits St Lucia for redevelopment of Hewanorra International Airport and major road rehabilitation

Source : St Lucia News Online

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet this week met with a delegation of engineering experts from Taiwan, led by Ambassador Chung. They were in Saint Lucia to conduct feasibility studies on the redevelopment of the Hewanorra International Airport (HIA) and road rehabilitation. According to the Prime Minister the Hewanorra International Airport has reached its capacity and is hoping that the project commences as soon as possible.

SOCIETE – SANTE - AGRICULTURE

CARIBBEAN

CARPHA urges region to gear up for possibility of a severe outbreak of Dengue fever

Source : Dominica News Online

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning the Caribbean of a possible outbreak of dengue fever in 2018, since the pre-conditions of abundant mosquito vector levels still exist. Although the disease is not now to the region, CARPHA is still warning persons that the best way to avoid the virus is to prevent mosquito bites.

SECURITE – JUSTICE – DROITS HUMAINS

SAINT KITTS

PM Harris and Police High Command welcome 29 new recruits from Grenada and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Source : SKN Vibes

Twenty-nine police recruits arrived in St Kitts & Nevis on Wednesday this week to join the Royal St Christopher and Nevis Police Force. They are from the neighbouring OECS islands of Grenada and Saint Vincent & the Grenadines respectively. They were received upon arrival in the Federation by the Honourable Prime Minister who is also the Minister for National Security, along with the Commissioner of Police and the Deputy Commissioner

ENVIRONNEMENT – ENERGIE – CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE

DOMINICA

Dominica signs US$65 million loan agreement with World Bank for climate resilience

Source : Dominica News Online

In the wake of Hurricane Maria which devastated the country last year September, the Government of Dominica signed a loan agreement with the World Bank in the sum of US$65 million for projects to help build a climate resilient country. Of that amount, IS$25 million will go towards agriculture, while the balance towards housing.

FRANCE – UNION EUROPEENNE

SAINT LUCIA

CT Scan machine at OKEUH is state of the art

Source : St Lucia News Online

Two radiographers from the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire of Martinique conducted a five day intensive training on the state of the art CT scan machine with the staff of the Radiology Department of the Victoria Hospital as they prepare for their transition to the new Owen King EU Hospital. They were impressed with the quick learning of participants as well as the professional set up of the machine by the biomedical technician.

Dernière modification : 14/05/2018

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