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REVUE DE PRESSE MERCREDI 25 FEVRIER 2015

POLITICS

BARBADOS

Rumblings within BLP camp

Barbados Today

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley tonight met for about five hours with Christ Church West MP Dr Maria Agard, as well as executive members of the constituency branch, following recent reports of serious division within the BLP stronghold.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Petty contract system corrupted, PEP laments

BVI News

The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) has lamented what it said is the involvement of corruption in the petty contract system often utilized in the British Virgin Islands.

‘The voting public is the boss !’

BVI News

Amid claims that some local political representatives have a tendency to become very humble only when a general election draws nigh, assistant secretary of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Julia Christopher said politicians should never lose sight of the…

DOMINICA

New legislation will provide jobs Drigo says

Dominica News Online

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Johnson Drigo, is of the view that a new piece of legislation enacted to extract 15 acres of land from the Cabrits National Park in the northern end of the island has the capacity to secure hundreds of jobs for nationals.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Some resignations are required during transition

SKN Vibes

IT is a requirement, the world over, that some categories of employees will submit their resignation whenever a new government comes into office. Also, it is common knowledge that the Political Leader will ensure that changes are made to his security detail.

New PM pledges new beginning for St Kitts-Nevis

Caribbean News Now

Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris took the opportunity during his public swearing-in ceremony on Sunday to thank his friends and colleagues for their support but also to pledge a fresh start for the people of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis.

Importance of overseas vote debated in St Kitts-Nevis

Caribbean News Now

Following a contentious general election in St Kitts and Nevis that saw reportedly over two dozen charter flights of non-resident nationals coming in to the country to vote and two candidates separated by only four ballots, a public…

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

Gov’t inks WIOC deal with mystery investor

Antigua Observer

Government has sealed a deal that will see 24 per cent of the shares in the West Indies Oil Company (WIOC) going to an undisclosed Chinese investor.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

DAUGHTER CHARGED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF MOTHER

Antigua Observer

Terrisha Frederick, of John Hughes has been charged with attempting to murder her 59- year old mother of the same village

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ST.LUCIA

OECS health ministers discuss status of health sector

Caribbean News Now

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission’s special meeting of key decision makers in the health sector met with ministers for health on Tuesday morning on the status of member states regarding Ebola and other health matters.

SANTÉ

DOMINICA

Mosquito-borne diseases high on Caribbean public health agenda

Dominica News Online

The emergence of the Chikungunya virus in the Caribbean in 2013, led to more than 800,000 suspected cases in the Caribbean and Latin America to date.

ST.LUCIA

Ministry of Health responds to new strain of HIV

St.Lucia News Online

Cuban Scientist have identified a new strain of HIV (CRF19CPX). Research indicates that this strain develops much faster into full blown AIDS than previous strains of the Virus.

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : Appeal for information concerning elderly male missing in St Kitts

By Michelle Linton and family

I am writing an appeal to your public to find my father, who is missing on the island of St Kitts. I am writing from my home in London, I am the youngest daughter of three to my father, and we are all very concerned.

Commentary : The Happy Hour : A socio-historical discourse

By Arley Gill

It may not be historically accurate to say that the “happy hour” tradition, held after funerals in Grenada, existed from time immemorial

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