Revue de Presse du 03 novembre 2016

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 03 NOVEMBRE 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

UPP calls Browne’s 5,000 jobs promise ‘laughable’ 03

Antigua Observer

During his 35th Independence speech, Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced that he will create 2000 jobs over the next 2 years. However the opposition United Progressive Party, (UPP) has deemed the idea laughable saying that his party would have to see this to believe it.

UPP denies multi-million dollar St Kitts loan 03

Antigua observer

Former minister of finance Harold Lovell has dismissed as “absolute stupidity”, the recent revelation by Cabinet that the former United Progressive Party (UPP) administration is responsible for an EC $170 million-dollar loan from the St Kitts & Nevis National Bank.

SOCIETE

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Brexit court defeat for UK government 03

BVI news

The High Court has ruled that Parliament must vote on whether the UK can start the process of leaving the European Union. This means the government cannot trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – beginning formal discussions with the EU – on their own. Theresa May says the referendum – and existing ministerial powers – mean MPs do not need to vote, but campaigners called this unconstitutional. The government is appealing.

Just over $175K spent on ‘successful’ election 02

BVI news

The Elections Office has released its report on the June 8, 2015 general election, adding that just over $175,000 was spent on the various activities. It described the election as a success, despite the relatively ‘short’ period of time granted for preparation.

PM Skerrit urges Dominican citizens of US to vote on November 8 01

Dominica news online

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has urged Dominicans who are citizens of the United States and who live in that country to go out and vote on Election Day which is slated for Tuesday, November 8 when Republican Donald Trump faces Democratic candidate, Hilary Clinton.

ST KITTS

Prime Minister Harris to attend Global Tax conference in Europe 01

SKN vibes

Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris and Mrs. Sylvia Gumbs, Deputy Financial Secretary in the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, will be attending the 9th Meeting of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes from Wednesday, November 2nd to Friday, November 4th, 2016. The conference is scheduled to take place in Tbilisi, the capital city of the country of Georgia.

ST LUCIA

TOURISM SHOCK – But No Word Why Two Top Executives Suddenly Resign 03

The voice newspaper

The public has focused their attention on the resignation of two of St Lucia Tourist Board top executives. The resignation was confirmed yesterday at staff meeting. Questions about what may have led the resignation are circulating.

ECONOMIE

ST LUCIA

Taiwan To Help ‘Deprived’ Communities 03

The voice newspaper

The Republic of China (Taiwan) has yet again donated to the Government of St Lucia. This latest cash donation will benefit what has been described as ‘neglected’ districts. The funds amounting at US$ 14, 337.000.will finance 3 projects in different constituencies. The Prime Minister expressed his gratitude, saying that he is looking forward to further interaction with the Ambassador in the near future.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST KITTS

Chamber outraged over crime, calls on Gov’t to act 01

SKN vibes

Recent unsettling criminal acts have prompted the Chamber of Industry and Commerce to express its “outrage” over the level of crime within the Federation and to call on the Government to act with urgency.

ST LUCIA

NEMO issues flood advisory for St. Lucia02

St Lucia news online

A trough system is currently producing moderate to heavy showers and isolated thunderstorms over the Lesser Antilles. NEMO has since issued a flood advisory for St. Lucia and further asked residents in areas prone to flooding and landslides are asked to be vigilant.

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