Revue de Presse du 16 avril 2015
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 16 AVRIL 2015
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
While claiming that the financial and auditing woes of the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration resulted mainly from the world economic recession, a total of five storms and the Peebles Hospital project…
Prime Minister Dr the Hon Timothy Harris and Minister responsible for the Citizenship by Investment Programme has urged employees of the Citizenship by Investment Unit to exhibit the highest standards of professionalism, confidentiality and service. Dr Harris addressed the staff on Tuesday evening at their office.
Effective May 1, 2015, the minimum rate interest on savings deposits for commercial banks in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union member states will drop to 2%.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
The Labour Department is warning owners of delinquent security firms that they face prosecution and could be fined up to $5,000 or imprisoned for up to 12 months if they continue to flout certain provisions of the Antigua & Barbuda Labour Code.
Therold Fields can no longer practise law in Barbados. But he will have to find more than half million dollars to repay client Patricia Simpson, after the Court of Appeal today found he was dishonest in his dealings with the elderly woman who had entrusted him with money to get her a house here.
The Voice NewsPaper
LIFE along the busy Chaussee Road is returning to normal after the spate of fatal shootings in the capital.
St Lucia News Online
The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre has confirmed that an earthquake was felt in Saint Lucia, Dominica and Martinique.
RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL
Head of the Plant Protection Unit Dr Janil Gore Francis said authorities would be denying applications for licences to import a number of agricultural produce from the Dominican Republic in the face of the detection of the invasive and destructive Mediterranean fruit fly.
ST LUCIA is pressing ahead with its plans to establish new renewable sources of energy. According to the Ministry of Sustainable Development, the turbines have been set in motion with the erection of a test tower to establish the potential for the construction of a 12 megawatt wind farm in Dennery.
St Lucia News Online
With headliners like Jah Cure, the Bouillion Pioneers (formerly WCK) out of Dominica, Avot Servis and Teddyson John, Soufriere Creole Jazz 2015 is set to be an event to remember.
RESIDENTS of seven targeted communities island wide will be screened for hypertension as part of an initiative to effectively deliver interventions centered around hypertension detection and control.