Revue de Presse du 12 octobre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 12 OCTOBRE 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Time for people to demand accountability re campaign financing — panellist

Antigua Observer

Former national security minister of St Kitts & Nevis Dwyer Astaphan has urged residents to demand a greater level of transparency and accountability from politicians who are “begging” monies to fund election campaigns.

SPENCER SAYS ASHE LIED

Antigua observer

In his first media outing since news of a corruption scheme involving former president of the United Nations General Assembly Dr John Ashe, former Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer defended his party’s integrity and said the former Antiguan and Barbudan diplomat lied.

BARBADOS

BLP Canvasses Christ Church

Barbados Today

Attorney Ralph Thorne QC was introduced to the constituents of Christ Church South for which he would be carrying the flag in the next general election for the Barbados Labour Party (BLP).

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Douglas Slams Government’s Handling Of BHS Relocation

WINN FM

Former Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is blasting the current Administration for its handling of the Basseterre High School relocation.

2016 Budget will come as Expected in December

ZIZ radio

Prime Minister, the Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris, has announced that his Team UNITY Administration is in the process of preparing its 2016 National Budget, which he says will be delivered in December.

Dennis Michael Morton To Deputize In Governor-General’s Absence

WINN FM

The Governor-General of St Kitts & Nevis Mr. Tapley S. W. Seaton has appointed Mr. Dennis Michael Morton, J.P., as Governor-General’s Deputy in his absence.

DOMINICA

A call for reduction of cabinet

Dominica news online

An appeal has been made by the opposition leader Lennox Linton for the reduction of the size of the cabinet of Dominica, in light of the country’s financial status post Erika.

No cabinet reduction

Dominica news online

The government informed Dominicans that reducing the size of the cabinet of ministers is off the books right now since such a move will not be have any major impact on the country’s financial position. The Prime minister made that statement right after the UWP made a request to reduce the size of the cabinet.

ST LUCIA

SECURITY FEAR ? – Mary Francis Calls For DPP Action On IMPACS Report

The voice newspaper

Human rights advocate, Mary Francis, says she is prepared to lead citizens in a protest march should the Director of Prosecutions (DPP), Victoria Charles-Clarke, not give St Lucians an update on the stage of the investigations precipitated by the IMPACS report.

Citizenship By Investment From January

The voice newspaper

During the course of his opening speech at the Global Citizens Forum in Monaco on Thursday of last week, Prime minister Dr Kenny Anthony announced that St Lucia will be accepting applications for the Citizenship by Investment as of 1st January 2016.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

DOMINICA

Pinard-Byrne wins Privy Council appeal against Linton

Dominica vibes

Chattered Accountant, Kieron Pinard-Byrne has won a defamation suit against the Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton at the Privy Council stage.

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