Revue de Presse du 14 avril 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 14 AVRIL 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Browne appeals to US to remove sanctions against Venezuelans

Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has called for the US to withdraw the sanctions it has placed on several Venezuelan officials.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

‘The time has come for change’ – Turnbull

BVI News

Quito Rhymer, businessman and supporter of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), has introduced Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull as the party’s candidate in the Second Electoral District…

NDP gov’t rejected my housing plan – Fahie

BVI News

A member of the Opposition, Andrew Fahie, is not pleased that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government has ‘rejected’ his proposal for the provision of loans for housing through the Social Security Board (SSB).

DOMINICA

PM responds to “jobs for the boys” criticism

Dominica News Online

“I listen to criticisms, I try to assess criticisms but this one doesn’t make sense to me. This is the reaction of Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, to claims by the United Workers Party (UWP) that several Dominica Labour Party (DLP) candidates…

PM Skerrit endorses Baroness Scotland for top Commonwealth position

Dominica News Online

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has commented on CARICOM’s nomination of three candidates for the post of Commonwealth Secretary-General.

ST LUCIA

Deputy fire chief responds to manpower issues

St Lucia News Online

Amid concerns about a major shortage of fire officers island-wide, Deputy Fire Chief Lambert Charles has said that the issue lies with the central government to ensure that the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) is properly staffed.

Prime Minister attends Caricom Summit and Summit of the Americas

St Lucia News Online

Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony is in Kingston, Jamaica, where a Summit will be held between the United States and CARICOM.

BARBADOS

Out of order

Barbados Today

Outspoken Minister of Commerce Donville Inniss has told Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne…

BPSA asks Govt not to increase tax burden

Barbados Today

No new taxes, please. That is the plea chief executive officer of the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) Ann Reid is making to Government.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

MINISTER BRANTLEY ENDORSES VISION OF VII SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS

SKN Vibes

Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Mark Brantley, urged delegates at the Seventh Summit of the Americas, to take a more proactive approach to hemispheric developmental issues raised at the April 10 -11, meeting held in Panama City…

HEALTH HIGH ON THE SUMMIT OF THE AMERICAS AGENDA FOR ST. KITTS-NEVIS

SKN Vibes

The continued upgrade of the Health Sector in St. Kitts and Nevis was brought to the forefront, as Minister of Foreign Affairs Honourable Mark Brantley addressed the recently held VII Summit of the Americas.

Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris Part Of Historic Summit Of The Americas

SKN Vibes

Friday, April 10, 2015 marked an historic day in the Summit of the Americas when, for the ?rst time, a US President and a Cuban President shook hands and sat down to discuss matters of common interest to the nations of the Western Hemisphere.

Hon. Shawn K. Richards US$70 Million Caribbean and Latin America Youth Training and Employment Programme Announced by US President Obama

SKN Vibes

President of the United States, Barack Obama, on Thursday announced a US$70 million development programme to benefit youth in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Brantley says US-CARICOM Summit was excellent

SKN Vibes

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Premier of Nevis Hon. Mark Brantley described the just concluded US-CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Summit in Jamaica as an excellent meeting which lay the platform for closer dialogue with the Caribbean’s largest neighbour, the United States of America.

Harris Talks Diplomacy : Foreign Policy Cannot be Divorced from Domestic Policy

WINN FM

Diplomacy necessarily requires give and take, but St. Kitts and Nevis’ Foreign policy will always be geared toward the benefit of the Federation, says Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris.

Harris : Cabinet Not Naive About Attempts to Undermine Government

WINN FM

The government will not allow its mandate to be undermined says Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

United Nations wants changes to money transfer business

Antigua Observer

A United Nations official is recommending that local banks and other financial institutions should consider extending their services to facilitate the transferring of remittances to recipients on the island.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

DOMINICA

Sexual offenses dominate court session again

Dominica News Online

Sexual offenses are set to dominate yet another Criminal Session which opens with arraignment at the High Court in Roseau on April 14 at 9:00 am.

ST LUCIA

CITY VIOLENCE TAKES TOLL

The Star Newspaper

GUN violence erupted in the city for the second time this week, further heightening public fear that the situation might become worse before it gets better.

Recent Homicides Have City Shaken

The Star Newspaper

After three months of zero homicides in Saint Lucia, the peace was broken, ironically over Easter which is supposed to be a holy weekend for Christians the world over.

Lambirds Accuseds In Court

Star Newspaper

FOUR Asian men connected with the controversial Lambirds Academy who have been charged with human trafficking and money laundering appeared in a magistrate’s court yesterday. The case was adjourned to April 24.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

ST LUCIA

Guadeloupe to host 4th Congress of Caribbean Writers

St Lucia New Online

Guadeloupe will host this week the 4th Congress of Caribbean Writers, where authors and poets from 21 territories are expected to take part in discussions on the diaspora, travel and migration issues.

CHRONICS

THE STAR NEWSPAPER

UNSEEING CCTV KEEPS WATCH OVER NATION’S KILLERS !

By Rick Wayne

Perhaps the prime minister had 1998 in mind when in a televised speech on 8 March 2015 he said : “The issues touch a raw nerve—our battle against crime, violence and lawlessness in our midst.

When Lambs lie down with Birds of prey look out for skeletons !

By Rick Wayne

They came from places with strange sounding names : Mohali ; Hoshiapur ; Harriana ; Jalander ; Kathmandu ; Madi, Brojad . . . Except for the two or three young married couples among them, they first encountered one another in the transit lounge of an airport in Frankfurt, Germany.

VIDEO LINKS

ST LUCIA

HTS NEWS

three vehicle pile-up on dual carriageway

Bandits rob cop and steal service firearm

The glib public ; origin of credible information ?

Man shot dead near reclamation grounds

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