Revue de Presse du 17 septembre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 17 SEPTEMBRE 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Govt will implement ’most’ of Observers recommendations – Premier Smith

Virgin Island news

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith said Government will be taking seriously the recommendations of the Commonwealth Elections Observer Mission on the June 8, 2015 general elections.

ANTIGUA

STUART OUT, LOVELL IN

Antigua observer

Political Leader of the Opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) Harold Lovell is going back to the Senate to “lead the charge” in the Upper House of Parliament. The former representative St John’s City East will be sworn in on October 1 as Senate Minority Leader.

ST LUCIA

UWP welcomes decision to suspend license fee increase

St Lucia news online

The United Workers Party (UWP) is welcoming the decision by the government of St. Lucia to suspend the proposed increases in learner-drivers’ license permit.

LPM leader says : No hard feelings towards Police

St Lucia times

The leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement, Therold Prudent, has said that his party harbors no ill feelings or animosity towards the Police, in the controversy that arose this week over the LPM’s plans to hold a protest march.

UWP leader says : The Prime Minister does not know who is Boss

St Lucia Times

The leader of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Allen Chastanet, accusing Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony of believing that the people of Saint Lucia are his employees, has asserted that the real boss in the people.

Doctor Rigobert urges OECS opposition leaders to meet more often

St Lucia times

Dr. Gale Rigobert, leader of the Opposition attended the meeting of the ‘Leaders of the Parliamentary Opposition of OECS member states’ convened by the OECS Commission, and welcomed the meeting as ‘a step in the right direction, in recognizing the critical role of the Opposition in the Governance of our regional democracies.’

BARBADOS

I’ll run for Bees.

Barbados Today

Prominent attorney Ralph Thorne QC has told a journalist from an online news site ‘Barbados Today’ that he has written to the Barbados Labour Party (BLP) General Secretary Dr Jerome Walcott expressing an interest in representing the party in the Christ Church South constituency.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST LUCIA

Oliver Gobat murder probe to get UK police support

St Lucia news online

The family of Oliver Gobat who was shot dead and left in a torched car on April 2014 are “hopeful” they will finally get answers as Home Secretary Theresa May has authorised help for the investigation from UK police.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

OECS

Climate change : An existentialist threat

GIS St Lucia

Regional advocates say climate change is real and is quickly becoming the new normal in the region.

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