Revue de Presse du 13 avril 2016

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 13 AVRIL 2016

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Cline denies political appointment, reveals 9%

BVI news

While claiming that his appointment to lead the state-owned BVI Ports Authority was not based on his membership in the governing National Democratic Party (NDP), Claude Skelton Cline last evening indicated that he does not think the NDP government should try to damage his reputation to save itself politically.

ANTIGUA

Gov’t gifts Chinese with land to build an embassy

Antigua observer

The government of Antigua & Barbuda has officially handed over five acres of land near the Marble Hill main road — worth $2 million — to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) for the construction of an embassy.

Browne accuses Lovell of disloyalty to the country

Antigua observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has accused the Opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) leader, Harold Lovell of not having the interest of Antiguans & Barbudans at heart, after he publically announced his non-support of the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP).

BARBADOS

Surprise, surprise !

Barbados today

Two political scientists have expressed support for the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP)’s plan to table a vote of no confidence in the Freundel Stuart administration, while stating that the Prime Minister’s response had come as no surprise.

ST LUCIA

LPM eyes balance of power in next general election

St Lucia news online

The minority Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) has its eyes set on picking up at least three seats in the 18-seat House of Assembly of Saint Lucia, whenever the next election is called.

SOCIETE

BARBADOS

Fingerprinting to go ahead

CBC

Fingerprinting of Barbadians at the island’s ports of entry will be a reality ; despite pending court action on the issue Prime Minister Freundel Stuart says using biometrics is the only way to guarantee Barbados’ national security.

ST KITTS

St Kitts and Nevis is Booming . Caricom’s Leading Economy

Times Caribbean

According to new projections from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the Caribbean’s smallest country, St Kitts & Nevis, has one of the fastest-growing economies

ST LUCIA

Ministry Reports ‘Good News’ On Thermal Project

The voice newspaper

St Lucia is on target to begin geothermal exploratory drilling. The recently completed surface exploration studies, designed to better understand the geothermal resource conditions, suggest that the resource exist outside of the Sulphur springs and outside of the piton management Area (PMA)

CARIBBEAN

Region gets US$3 billion to support renewable energy efforts

Caribbean360

Japan and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) are partnering to invest US$3 billion in Latin America and the Caribbean to support renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, as well as quality infrastructure projects related to energy savings.

FRANCE

RIEN

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