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POLITICS

ANTIGUA

LOVELL SAYS CIP PASSPORTS ILLEGAL

Antigua observer

Political leader of the United Progressive Party has said the process used to approve the more than 800 passports under the Citizen by Investment Programme is illegal and the party intends to challenge it.

DOMINICA

Dominica’s CBI earnings to be made public

Dominica news online

Dominica’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Dr. Vince Henderson has revealed that government will soon make public the amount of money that has been earned under the much talked about Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Program.

ST LUCIA

Stop confusing St. Lucians about employment figures, says LPM Leader

St Lucia news online

The Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) is urging government and the Statistics Department to stop confusing the nation and provide the proper employment figures.

Mary Isaac responds to PM’s criticism of public service

St Lucia news online

Veteran trade unionist Mary Isaac has responded to criticisms made by Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony who has publicly criticized the leadership within the public service.

ST KITTS

St Kitts-Nevis government criticised for failure to investigate previous administration

Caribbean news now

The current administration in St Kitts and Nevis has been taken to task for not initiating timely probes into suspect activity alleged to have been conducted by the former Denzil Douglas administration.

SOCIETE

BARBADOS

Barbados PM warning for CARICOM

Antigua observer

Barbados Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart says in order for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to fulfil its promise, it needs to look at the strength of the movement as well as examine the “important elements that we have lost in the regional integration movement”.

CARICOM

Ministerial Meeting on Finance Precedes CARICOM Meeting in Belize

Times Caribbean

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) today discussed financial issues in Belize and its ability to respond to banking problems, as a prelude to the opening of the 27th intercessional meeting.

GRENADA

Local Economy to grow by Five Percent

GIS Grenada

The local economy is expected to grow by at least 5% in 2016, on the back of a 3.5% expansion in 2014, progress which delights the government.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

Government has set aside approximately $84 million to fund major road works and drainages in and around the country.

Antigua observer

Minister of State within the Ministry of Finance Lennox Weston made a disclosure yesterday during the budget debate in the Upper House, that the Government has set aside approximately $84 million to fund major road works and drainages in and around the country.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST VINCENT

‘Entirely hopeless’- judge dismisses union’s ‘NDP teachers’ case

I-Witness News

A High Court Judge has ruled as “entirely hopeless” a claim by the Teachers’ Union that an article of the Collective Bargaining Agreement it signed with the Government in 2005 does not contravene Section 26(1) of the constitution of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), as the Government later claimed.

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