Revue de Presse du 14 octobre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 14 OCTOBRE 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

Legal Battle over campaign finance secrets

Antigua Observer

The Free and Fair Election League has taken its request for information about monies spent to finance the campaigns of the political parties, which contested the 2014 general elections, to court.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Not a word from the Opposition, lobby group notes

BVI News

A member of the lobby group that is seeking to have the government review aspects of the mandatory National Health Insurance (NHI) plan has noted that the parliamentary opposition has been silent on the issue, despite the numerous concerns being raised by some members of the public.

NHI will be implemented, premier says after meeting

BVI News

Premier Dr D Orlando Smith has indicated that his government has no intention to shelve the National Health Insurance (NHI) plan despite a meeting with a delegation from the NHI Concerned Citizens and Residents Group, which has been opposing aspects of the proposed health initiative.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Prime Minister Harris Hosts Press Conference, SKN Economy Looking Up, He Says

ZIZ Radio

Tuesday’s press conference hosted by St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris addressed several important topics including the expected time of completion for the Prosperity Agenda, the latest IMF Report, a boom in the construction sector, achievements in law enforcement and the success of the Sugar Workers’ Restoration Fund payout.

DOMINICA

UWP expresses support for Linton after Privy Council ruling

Dominica news online

The Parliamentary Opposition, the United Workers Party (UWP) registers its sincere and firm support to the Honourable Lennox Linton in light of the ruling of the Privy Council in the defamation case brought by Chattered Accountant Kieron Pinard-Byrne against the Honourable Lennox Linton.

ST LUCIA

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to visit Saint Lucia

St Lucia news online

The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, H.E. Nicolas Maduro, will make his first visit to Saint Lucia on Saturday, October 17, 2015. In preparation for the President’s visit, an advanced party of forty (40) persons is expected to arrive in Saint Lucia, today, Wednesday, October 14, 2015.

SANTE

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA

Antigua’s Looming HIV-AIDS Crisis

Dominica news online

The Clinical Care Coordinator in the Antigua and Barbuda Health Sector, Dr Maria Pereira, says hundreds of HIV positive people here are not receiving treatment.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST LUCIA

COURT HALTED – Bar Association Prez Flays Gov’t On State Of Facilities

The voice newspaper

The president of the bar association of St Lucia, Mary Juliana Charles, says the members of her association will not enter the court building on Peynier Street unless the government produces an air quality assessment report on the premises.

Police officers among four arrested for fraud

St Lucia news online

Yesterday, police formally arrested and charged Iker Lubin (police constable), Dave William and Mathias William all of Mon Repos, Micoud and Terry Chedy (police constable) of Cacoa, Vieux Fort for various fraud offences.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

DOMINICA

Brooklyn Congresswoman commits to Dominica’s recovery

Dominica news online

A Brooklyn Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke says she’s committed to helping Dominica recover from massive destruction caused by Tropical Storm Erika. Ms. Clarke, who represents the 9th Congressional District in Brooklyn, recently met with Amb. Hubert J. Charles, permanent representative of Dominica to the Organization of American States (OAS) and the United States on relief efforts for the Windward Island.

ST LUCIA

St Lucia to promote business and tourism in Saudi Arabia

Caribbean360

Government is expanding its business and tourism profile in the Middle East, with the establishment of the Office of the Honorary Consul in Saudi Arabia.

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