Revue de Presse du 20 février 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE VENDREDI 20 FEVRIER 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Changing gov’t not bad for business – Smith

BVI News

It is rubbish to think that a frequent change of government would stifle progress and leave investors wondering about the territory’s stability, according to Rajah Smith – young entrepreneur and likely candidate for the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

Dr Malcolm : How Credible is Ralph O’Neal ?

BVI News

Former Attorney General Dr. Christopher Malcolm has questioned the intellectual honesty of Opposition Leader Ralph T. O’Neal who – in the House of Assembly this week – was highly critical of expatriates who have served the territory in the post of Attorney General.

DOMINICA

Dominican opposition leader condemns exclusion of parliamentary questions

Caribbean News Now

Dominica’s opposition leader Lennox Linton has condemned the exclusion of the opposition’s questions from the order paper for the first sitting of Parliament after the last…

GRENADA

NDC Holds Convention in March

Now Grenada

“Standing with the people to safeguard our economic livelihood and democracy” is the theme for the National Democratic Congress convention which will be held on 1 March at the Grenville Secondary School.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

New St Kitts-Nevis PM takes up office

Caribbean News Now

The new prime minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Timothy Harris described his taking up his office at Government Headquarters, Basseterre, as a moment of “celebration and humility.”

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Parliament ‘legitimises’ status of illegal immigrants

Antigua Observer

The Bill to grant amnesty to “thousands” of illegal immigrants received bi-partisan support when it was passed in the Lower House, yesterday, after numerous recommendations were adopted to expand the criteria and yet make them more stringent.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Nevis signs agreement with Caribbean Helicopters for added airlift

Caribbean News Now

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has forged a partnership with Caribbean Helicopters Ltd (CHL) based in Antigua that will bring added airlift to the Vance W. Amory International Airport.

MONTSERRAT

Montserrat to join global maritime conservation project

Caribbean News Now

The government of Montserrat is embarking on a coastal and maritime preservation project with an international conservation association.

CULTURE

ST.LUCIA

Independence weekend is here !

St.Lucia News Online

This year’s Independence weekend promises to be nothing less than spectacular with celebratory activities in both the north and south of the island.

Chosieul celebrates St. Lucia’s 36th Independence anniversary

St.Lucia News Online

Choiseul’s independence celebration officially starts today, Friday 20th February with a feature address by Dr. Tennyson Joseph who is Head of the Department of Government at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies.

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Commentary : St Kitts-Nevis election fiasco : Symptom of a bigger problem

By Sir Ronald Sanders

Concern was rightly raised over the failure of the supervisor of elections in St Kitts-Nevis, Wingrove George, to declare the results of the February 16 general elections until two days afterwards.

Letter : Did the NIS reiterate the rules in case the SVG government rapes and pillages it again ?

By Peter Binose

The government of St Vincent and the Grenadines made some strange announcement regarding the National Insurance Services [NIS] on Wednesday, February 17, 2015. I say strange because the statement was posted by the government on the government website.

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

Joseph justifies legal action !

Agencies investigate Choc River polluition

DOMINICA

The Government Information Service of the Government of Dominica is pleased to bring you a live Internet broadcast of the first session of the ninth Parliament, commencing today, Friday, February 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.

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