Revue de Presse du 18 avril 2016

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POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Fraser : Gov’t makes history, is officially broke

BVI news

Leader of the Opposition Julian Fraser has claimed that the National Democratic Party government is officially broke, adding that he expects the premier to admit to the ‘simple fact’ today.

ANTIGUA

Massiah advised to do the honorable thing and resign

Antigua observer

Political analyst Denys Springer is advising Member of Parliament Joanne Massiah to do the honorable thing and resign from the United Progressive Party. M. Springer who is from St Lucia, said Massiah should bow out before being booted from the party.

The ABLP and the UPP trade blows over the Iraqi connection

Antigua observer

United Progressive Party (UPP) PRO Senator Damani Tabor says the party is not mocking Iraqi Muslims as has been suggested by Prime Minister Gaston Browne. The opposition UPP and Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party administration have been trading verbal blows over government’s decision to establish an embassy in Iraq and aggressively pursue Iraqi citizenship by investment applicants.

ST KITTS

St. Kitts-Nevis and Brazil sign cooperation agreement

Antigua observer

St. Kitts-Nevis has signed a technical cooperation agreement with Brazil that officials say will lead to a deepening of relations between the two countries.

ST LUCIA

Ernest Hilaire will work hard to win Castries South seat

St Lucia news online

Whilst making his debut speech at the St Lucia Labour party’s recent public meeting Castries South candidate Ernest Hilaire declared that he will work hard to secure the seat at the next general election, the place he was born and raised, and hope to represent.

SLP to launch John Charlery’s candidacy on Sunday

St Lucia news online

The Saint Lucia Labour Party’s Candidate for Castries North, Mr. John Charlery will be officially launched on Sunday, April 24, 2016.

UWP government will ditch LIAT

St Lucia times

The leader of the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Allan Chastanet, says if his party is victorious in the next general election, it will appoint a new carrier as the island’s national carrier.

SOCIETE

ANTIGUA

Hotelier says LIAT bound to fail given the make up of the board

Antigua observer

Allen Chastanet is calling for changes to the structure of Liat’s board of directors following the resignation of CEO David Evans, last week. M. Chastenet said the regional carrier has a poor organisational structure that will continue to lead to its collapse.

CARIBBEAN

Forecasters predict ‘near-average’ hurricane season

St. Lucia News Online

Top meteorologists from Colorado State University forecast a near-average Atlantic hurricane season this year, predicting 12 tropical storms will form, with five becoming hurricanes.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST LUCIA

Anonymous Sources Threaten to Release IMPACS Report to overseas Human Rights Organizations !

The star newspaper

In the link below you will find an article written by journalist Rick Wayne where he is insinuating that an anonymous source has threatened to release the IMPACS report to an overseas Human Rights Organization.

US 2015 human rights report highlights violations in Saint Lucia

St Lucia news online

The 2015 US Department of State Human Rights Report has highlighted a number of human rights violations in Saint Lucia, the most serious being the long delays in investigating reports of unlawful police killings.

FRANCE

RIEN

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