Revue de Presse du 02 mars 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE LUNDI 2 MARS 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

BPM urges “no” vote on US$250 million project

Antigua Observer

The opposition Barbuda People’s Movement (BPM) is urging Barbudans to vote “no” today and reject a lease of more than 1,000 acres, for a combined term of 198 years, to Paradise Found.

DOMINICA

UWP leader ‘insists’ on respect

Da Vibes

Newly re-elected political leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Lennox Linton says he will be “insisting” that his position is respected by all.

Linton re-elected UWP leader

Da Vibes

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton has been re-elected leader of the United Workers Party (UWP).

ST KITTS & NEVIS

BHS priority for new education minister

Winn FM

Newly appointed Deputy prime Minister and Minister of Education Shawn Richards, says he will make the Basseterre High School his first order of business.

St. Lucia’s UWP lends support to Unity Gov’t

Winn FM

Leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) of St. Lucia, Allen Chastenet is lending his support to the Team Unity Government.

ST.LUCIA

CASE ON – Court To Hear M.P.s Objections To Boundaries Report

The Voice SLU Online

AN opposition bid to stop the government from implementing the report of the Boundaries Commission which is recommending increasing the number of electoral constituencies by four, began yesterday in the High Court, with a decision that the matter should be heard.

Mary Isaac Stays – CSA Members Overturn Earlier Decision

The Voice SLU Online

MARY Isaac emerged stronger than before when at an extraordinary general meeting of the Civil Service Association Thursday in Sans Soucis, she and the rest of her executive were voted to remain in office.

Boundaries Commission v Guy Joseph Have instructions returned to plague the inventor ?

The Star

In January 1992 House Speaker Wilfred St. Clair Daniel, chairman of the Constituency Boundaries Commission, invited Thomas Walcott, chairman of the opposition Labour Party, to a meeting “for the purpose of receiving certain proposals that a member desires to submit for consideration.”

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST.LUCIA

Court Denies Bid To Stop Police Promotions

The Voice SLU Online

A move to halt the promotions process within the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force failed in the High Court on Thursday, just about 45 minutes before police officers seeking to be promoted were scheduled to write exams for their respective promotional positions.

MARTINIQUE

Mobilisations autour de la prison

France – Antilles

Neuf détenus du centre pénitentiaire de Ducos viennent de saisir la Cour Européenne des Droits de l’Homme (CEDH), appuyés par l’Observatoire International des Prisons (lire France-Antilles de ce jeudi).

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ANTIGUA

Antigua-Barbuda declines request to allow Taiwan nationals visa free entry

Caribbean News Now

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has declined a request made on February 24, 2015, through the Secretariat of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), to grant visa-free entry to nationals of Taiwan.

BARBADOS

Reparations must be based on diplomacy, says Barbados PM

Caribbean News Now

Barbados and other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states will go the route of diplomacy and not protest on the issue of reparations for native genocide and slavery…

ST KITTS & NEVIS

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS PM ATTENDS MONETARY COUNCIL MEETING /1/]

St.Kitts & Nevis Observer

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, was among eight Heads of Government and Ministers of Finance who attended the 81st Meeting….

MONTSERRAT

Montserrat premier briefs EU-OCT meeting on potential of geothermal energy

Caribbean News Now

Premier of Montserrat, Donaldson Romeo, made a presentation on Friday morning on geothermal energy at the conference of the European Commission and EU Overseas Countries and Territories being held in Tortola, British Virgin Islands.

SANTÉ

DOMINICA

Chikungunya outbreak may be over but not eradicated, says Dominica health official

Caribbean News Now

Just recently, the ministry of health in Dominica reported that the chikungunya outbreak announced in January of last year up to February 2015 is officially over. However, during a press gathering…

CHRONICS

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

Better Days With better ways

By Stephen Lester Prescott

IN delivering his Budget Statement for the year 2012-13, his first after the General Elections of November 2011, Prime Minister Kenny Anthony began by reminding the country that in delivering his 2011/12 Budget Address,…

St. Lucia Needs Citizen Security Emphasis

By Harvey Cenac

ISSUES related to citizen security have drawn the attention of policy makers at many levels of government, regional and international organizations, and as well as various think tanks.

Independence Should Be A Time For Reflection

By Jeff Fedee

THIS administration is good at fiddling its thumbs while Rome burns. This is in the midst of a general uncertainty about the future of our country, about our economy and our social and political institutions.

The Politics Of Corruption

By The Virginian

LET’S face it, politics in Saint Lucia has a stench about it. It is seen as being plagued by corrupt politicians who launder money, accept kick-backs from investors and divert money from well-meaning, friendly governments, for their own purposes.

THE STAR

From 1971 to 2015 : How far have we come ?

By Rick Wayne

I had only recently set up residence in New York in the early Sixties when I eagerly accepted an invitation to lunch on a Saturday with my publisher and mentor Joe Weider, alas now dearly departed.

Opposition leader : We Must Improve What We’ve Inherited !

By Gale Rigobert

Independence anniversary celebrations in Saint Lucia have become synonymous with artistic displays showcasing our national colors.

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

High Court upholds Boundaries injunction !

New Bordelais director assumes post

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