Revue de Presse du 11 mars 2014

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REVUE DE PRESSE MERCREDI 11 MARS 2015

POLITICS

BARBADOS

BLP’s return to House met with rejection

Barbados Today

Opposition Leader Mia Mottley, commenting today following receipt of official notification that a no-confidence motion in Speaker Michael Carrington had been ruled “out of order”, said their case against the presiding officer of the House of Assembly was for the people of Barbados to decide.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Do not increase nomination fee – Wheatley

BVI News

Social commentator Douglas Wheatley has shot down a proposal for prospective general election candidates to pay double the amount usually charged for nomination, adding that such hurdles should not be placed in the way of citizens who want to become candidates.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Former St Kitts-Nevis PM denies US visa revocation report

Caribbean News Now

In a statement on Monday, former St Kitts and Nevis prime minister, Dr Denzil Douglas, appeared to deny what he described as a “fabricated story” appearing in local media to the effect that, one week before the February 16 general elections, the US government had revoked his diplomatic visa.

ST.LUCIA

Stephenson King speaks out on extra-judicial killings report

St.Lucia News Online

Former Prime Minister Stephenson King has denied claims of being directly involved in the execution of “Operation Restore Confidence.”

ECONOMIE

BARBADOS

Govt looks to raise housing funds

Barbados Today

Government needs $34 million to complete an initiative in which National Housing Corporation (NHC) units are being passed on to tenants who have occupied them for more than 20 years and have fully paid up their rent, according to Housing Minister Denis Kellman.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Nevis expects cooperation in tourism promotion to continue under new gov’t

WinnFM News

CEO of the Nevis Tourism Authority Greg Phillip is confident that the cooperation between St. Kitts and Nevis in the promotion of the respective island destinations will continue under this new administration, where the Nevis Island Administration (NIA)…

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Liquor and Child Bills assented to in the Senate

Antigua Observer

There was no acknowledgment of the suggestion to change the “ambiguity” of the wording of a particular section of the proposed amendment to the Licensing (Intoxication Liquor) (Amendment) Act when the Senate passed it yesterday afternoon.

Visitor fined $17k on gun and ammo charges

Antigua Observer

The US visitor caught with a gun and ammunition in his suitcase when he arrived in Antigua on a flight from Miami last week, was fined a total of $17,000 after he pleaded guilty in the All Saints Magistrate Court yesterday.

DOMINICA

Haitian, Dominican face charges in passport scam

Dominica News Online

A Haitian national and Dominican woman have been charged with conspiracy to fraudulently obtain a Dominican passport.

Journalist sues The Chronicle

Dominica News Online

Dominican journalist, Carlisle Jno Baptiste, has filed a defamation lawsuit against the Chronicle Media Group Incorporated, known as The Chronicle.

ST.KITTS –NEVIS

Fahie says promotion of officer as described by commissioner not proper

WinnFM News

Former Commissioner of Police Calvin Fahie is commenting on the recent revelations by Police Commissioner C.G. Walwyn that a female police officer who he promoted to assistant superintendent was reportedly demoted.

COP unsure if he is still in charge of police force

WinnFM News

Commissioner of Police CG Walwyn says he has not been receiving any information from the government despite his efforts to contact the prime minister and the attorney general in recent days.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ANTIGUA

Trinidad opposition leader backs Antigua candidate for Commonwealth post

Caribbean News Now

Opposition leader, Dr Keith Rowley, on Monday urged Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to withdraw Trinidad and Tobago’s nomination of planning minister, Dr Bhoe Tewarie

DOMINICA

New information channel promises timely updates to Dominicans on CSME developments

Caribbean News Now

The ministry of trade, energy and employment in Dominica has launched the CSME Report Card, a bi-annually hosted press conference that will serve as a direct reporting mechanism from CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) touch-point agencies to Dominicans, in partnership with local media.

ST.LUCIA

St Lucia speaks out against US sanctions against Venezuela

St.Lucia News Online

Saint Lucian nationals are firmly denouncing the escalated US sanctions against Venezuela.

Cooperation mission from Argentina visits Saint Lucia

St.Lucia News Online

A joint delegation from the International Cooperation Department of the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Relations Department from the Ministry of Agriculture visited Saint Lucia last week.

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : Disparity in justice in Vincy

By Helena R. Edwards

Mr Arnhim Eustace, in regard to the Jozette Bibby case, is inferring that only one set of people are held accountable in accordance with the law in Vincy.

Commentary : The CCJ and Regionalism : The 1932 West Indian Conference in Roseau

By Michael Davis

Dominica became the first Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and the fourth Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to join the appellate jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) at a momentous gathering in Roseau – extending its sovereignty quest.

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

Welfare Association stands by embattled cops !

King speaks out on IMPACS report

Loo unhappy with handling of report’s findings

The IMPACS legality debate

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