Revue de Presse du 14 septembre 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 14 SEPTEMBRE 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Baldwin Spencer to participate in meeting of OECS opposition leaders

Antigua Observer

Opposition leader Baldwin Spencer has confirmed his participation in a meeting of OECS opposition leaders.

BARBADOS

Walcott out of South

Nation News

AFTER TWO SUCCESSIVE failed attempts to represent Christ Church South on the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) general election ticket, Senator Dr Jerome Walcott is calling it a day in the constituency.

DOMINICA

PM, Linton trade words over opposition concerns

Dominica news online

Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, has outlined three issues which he said are of concern to the Parliamentary Opposition which Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has described as a ‘total surprise.’

PM praises CARICOM for post-Erika support

Dominica News online

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has praised CARICOM for reaching out to Dominica after the island was severely damaged by Tropical Storm Erika on August 27.

Opposition Leader calls for suspension of new taxes

Da vibes

The Parliamentary Opposition United Workers Party has proposed an indefinite suspension on all new tax impositions approved in the 2015/2016 national budget, some of which were to take effect on 1 September 2015.

ST LUCIA

Has Francois accepted multi-million-dollar handshake ?

The star newspaper

As we go to press, we are informed by normally reliable sources, beleaguered police commissioner Vernon Francois has succumbed to official pressure and “retired in the public interest.” In return, the STAR has also been informed, for his cooperation Francois will receive a $5 million handshake and several other perks.

L.P.M. Begins Candidate Selection

The voice newspaper

The Lucian’s People Movement (LPM) will soon be vetting persons to contest general elections under its banner whenever elections are called.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

PM Harris describes GG as man of service

SKN Vibes

Last Thursday, Seaton had taken the Oaths of Office and Allegiance an official and public ceremony was held at Government House, which was attended by members of Government, the Diplomatic Corps and business executives.

ECONOMIE

DOMINICA

Turks and Caicos approves relief fund for Dominica

Dominica news online

The Turks and Caicos Cabinet has agreed to give a donation of US$100,000 in relief to Dominica. The monies will come from the country’s Contingency Fund.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST KITTS & NEVIS

DPP Case Against Attorney General Begins Today

St Kitts Observer

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Travers Sinanan’s case against Attorney General Vincent Byron Jr. is scheduled to begin today (Sept 14) at the Basseterre High Court.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

ST LUCIA

Second Meeting of OECS Parliamentary Opposition slated for September 16

WINN FM

Leaders of Parliamentary Opposition in the OECS will be meeting on Wednesday September 16th, to review the status of the Revised Treaty of Basseterre with an update on the Economic Union. The meeting will be held in Saint Lucia.

Dernière modification : 14/09/2015

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