Revue de Presse du 16 septembre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 16 SEPTEMBRE 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Gov’t to institute citizens’ security and safety projects

Antigua Observer

The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has committed to the implementation of several projects aimed at addressing the safety and security of residents. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is leading the initiative in Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados and other Eastern Caribbean States.

DOMINICA

Venezuelan President to visit Dominica

Antigua Observer

The Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is due to visit storm ravaged Dominica this weekend as the Spanish-speaking country announced it would provide at least 300 houses to the government here.

BARBADOS

Let-down

Barbados Today

Former Attorney General Dale Marshall has slammed Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and his administration for “failing” children who are suffering from abuse. The Member of Parliament for St Joseph also accused child protection agencies, particularly the Child Care Board and the police, for not acting swiftly enough when they receive reports of abuse.

ECONOMIE

ST KITTS & NEVIS

St. Kitts implements plans to alleviate water situation

Dominica Vibes

A US$5 million deep water drilling project is anticipated to bring some 2 million gallons of water to residents in St. Kitts to assist in alleviating the current water shortage situation.

ST LUCIA

Taiwan Gives US $100,000 To Relief Effort

The Voice

The Republic of China (Taiwan) has presented a cheque totaling of US$100,000 (EC$268,820) to the relief effort now underway in Dominica following the devastation left behind by Tropical Storm Erika on Aug 27.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

BABRADOS

My turn

Barbados Today

The country’s two most senior judicial and legal officials, Chief Justice Sir Marston Gibson and Attorney General Adriel Brathwaite have filed a last-minute application in the High Court to prevent a civil suit against them from being heard.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

No settlement in St Kitts-Nevis DPP vs AG law suit ; case moves to trial

Caribbean news now

A settlement was not reached on Monday in the law suit brought by the director of public prosecutions vs. the attorney general of St Kitts and Nevis and the matter is now set for trial on September 21.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

ST LUCIA

St. Lucia hosting World Bank mission

Antigua Observer

A team from the World Bank has arrived in St Lucia on a four-day visit, updating the St. Lucian authorities on the progress being made towards the island’s social safety net reform project.

Ministers meet on climate change

GIS ST Lucia

The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology in collaboration with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) and the High Level Support Mechanism (HLSM)will, this week, host a regional meeting for climate change negotiators and ministers with responsibility for climate change from Sep. 16 - 18, in Saint Lucia.

Saint Lucia establishes diplomatic relations with the State of Palestine

St Lucia news online

The Government of Saint Lucia joined 136 United Nations Member States including CARICOM Member States who have established diplomatic relations with the State of Palestine. The official signing ceremony took place on Monday September 14, 2015 in New York at Ambassadorial Level.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

FACTA Bill Being Debated In The National Assembly

WINN FM

Some Concerns were raised in parliament Tuesday, about the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act – FATCA, and its likely impact on the federation. The act, described as a tax act of the American government that the federation is being asked to enforce, was being debated in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

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