Revue de Presse du 17 mars 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE MARDI 17 MARS 2015

POLITICS

BARBADOS

Mottley : Estimates an exercise in fiction

Barbados Today

The sacrifices Barbadians made over the last 19 months under Government’s fiscal adjustment programme have all been for naught.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

I was approached, says Elton Callwood

BVI News

While claiming that persons shied away from his party due to what he described as fear, Elton Callwood told BVI News Online that he has been approached by other political parties who would like to have him on their tickets for the upcoming general election.

Lawmakers clash over roles

BVI News

The debate is again rife over whether the parliamentary Opposition has been abusing its privilege in the House of Assembly in an attempt to frustrate the works of the government and merely score political points.

Governor to make pier broadcast Tuesday

BVI News

The territory is likely to hear by Tuesday evening whether Governor John Duncan will order a Commission of Inquiry in the government’s controversial cruise pier project in Road Town, Tortola.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

CoP Walwyn calls on Govt. to address Isles’ demotion

SKN Vibes

COMMISSIONER OF POLICE Celvin ‘CG’ Walwyn is calling on the recently-elected Team Unity Government to address the demotion of Rosemary Isles from Acting Superintendent to Inspector, noting that it reeks with the smell of victimisation.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

LEAVE US WITH LIAT, SAYS PM BROWNE

Antigua Observer

Antigua & Barbuda on Monday said it will resist further efforts to have the base of regional airline, LIAT moved from Antigua to Barbados with Prime Minister Gaston Browne appealing to his regional colleagues to “leave us with LIAT.”

A&B’s fuel prices highest in the OECS, OBSERVER survey finds

Antigua Observer

Motorists in Antigua and Barbuda are paying on average 30 per cent more for fuel than any other Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member country, research from our news desk has found.

Drones could enhance work of gov’t agencies, environment officer says

Antigua Observer

Technical Officer at the Environment Division, Lia Nicholson said the use of drones can greatly improve the work of government agencies but must be tempered by up-to-date privacy legislation.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

PM sends stern warning to ‘economic terrorist...

Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has issued a stern warning to “individual or individuals” whom he claimed are “attempting to oppose” what he a prospective development for Antigua & Barbuda.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Astaphan Wants CCJ Type Funding Mechanism for OECS Supreme Court

WinnFM

The OECS Supreme Court requires the kind of funding mechanism put in place for the Caribbean Court of Justice.

ST.LUCIA

Human Rights Attorney Cites “Policy of Extermination” in Police Killings

St.Lucia Times

Human Rights activist and Attorney at Law, Martinus Francois, claiming that the “powers that be” panicked in the face of a violent crime wave in 2010, and as a result made bad decisions in dealing with the situation, which led to alleged Police atrocities.

Government to enact consumer protection bill

St.Lucia News Online

Commerce Minister Emma Hippolyte has revealed that government is currently reviewing the National Consumer Rights Bill and plans to have it ratified soon.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

The Region Urged to Play a Role in Resolving the US/Venezuela Dispute

WinnFM

An Antiguan-based analyst says Caribbean governments have a role to play in helping Venezuela and the United States resolve their current dispute.

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : You’ve got to be kidding II

By Lenford O’Garro Washington

Here we go again ! Talk about more nonsense at the Argyle International Airport (AIA) in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG).

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

Prime Minister Passing The Buck

By Jeff Fedee

PUBLIC response to the Prime Minister’s address last Sunday, on the CARICOM Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IMPACS) report, was largely one of skepticism and regarded as “spin”.

The Chickens Have Come Home To Roost

By Stephen Lester Prescott

I remember a time in Saint Lucia, when the price of fuel was as unstable as the government that served during that same period.

Is There A Future For Bananas In St. Lucia ?

By Peter Josie

If the answer to that question is in the affirmative, then who will revive the industry and when ?

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

US General warns of regional ISIS threat

More support for Venezuela

Reynolds comes out swinging

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