Revue de Presse 19 Décembre 2014

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REVUE DE PRESSE VENDREDI 19 DECEMBRE 2014

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Union ‘disgusted’ by minister’s refusal to appoint rep to BoE

Antigua Observer

The Antigua & Barbuda Union of Teachers (A&BUT) said it is “utterly disgusted” over Education Minister Michael Browne’s apparent refusal to appoint the union’s representative to the Board of Education (BoE).

DOMINICA

New senator to bring “new management style” to portfolio

Dominica News Online

Newly appointed Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal, Senator Robert Tonge, says he is bringing a new management style based on objectives to that ministry.

Too many Dominicans seeking overseas medical attention – Health Minister

Dominica News Online

Newly sworn-in Minister of Health, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, is concerned that too many Dominicans are seeking medical attention overseas and thinks this is an area that must addressed.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Three Party Coalition Sign Charlestown Accord to Give Nevis a Better Deal

WinnFM

The three political parties making up opposition alliance Team Unity on Wednesday signed an Accord they describe as historic.

ST.LUCIA

ISAAC TO BE U.W.P. SENATOR – Sees No Conflict With CSA Presidency

The Voice SLU Online

THE President of the St. Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA), Mary Isaac, has been nominated to replace United Workers Party (UWP) Senator, Lenard “Spider” Montoute, who tendered his resignation from that post on December 5.

ECONOMIE

DOMINICA

Public servants accept gov’t wage increase offer

Dominica News Online

The union representing the largest body of public servants on the island has accepted the latest government’s wage increase offer of five percent over the last three years.

ST.LUCIA

Prime Minister calls for bipartisan approach to health care financing

St.Lucia News Online

The Millennium Heights Medical Complex Bill came up for its second reading in the House of Assembly this week, the final sitting of this session for the calendar year 2014.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

DOMINICA

Lawsuit filed in “mysterious” disappearance of jewelry at customs

Dominica News Online

They have written demand letters through their lawyer, they have met with the Comptroller of Customs and the police, all aimed at settling out of court, a case of missing jewelry, which disappeared while in the care of customs, but it was to no avail.

No arrests yet in airport equipment fire

Dominica News Online

No arrests have been made following a suspected arson which destroyed a communication tower two miles from the Douglas-Charles Airport in Marigot recently.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Retailers Run Afoul of Authorities on VAT Day

WinnFM

Some retailers ran into trouble with authorities on reduced VAT Day last Friday, according to reports reaching WINN FM. 

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

DOMINICA

PM Skerrit commends Obama on US/Cuba policy shift

Dominica News Online

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has commended President of the United States, Barak Obama, for moving to normalize relations with Cuba, describing it as courageous, heroic and historic.

CHRONIQUES

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Commentary : Cutting loose the shackles of the past : Cuba and the US

By Sir Ronalds Sanders

The US is cutting loose the shackles of the past by establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba after 53 years.

Letter : The coined con of a dollar-strapped SLP government

By Looshan Forum

Against the promise of “Better Days” Emma stood as a symbol of hope for a better tomorrow. It was indeed refreshing to see the face of the former director of the NIC.

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

Mary On My Mind

By Micah George

I am sitting at my desk with Mary on my mind. Not the Mary of the Yuletide season who gave birth to Our Saviour, but the Mary of the Civil Service Association (CSA).

How Skerrit Prevailed In Dominica

The Editor

AS the results of the Dominica elections rolled in ,a sea of red plastered the 291 sq. miles of the Dominica landscape.

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