Revue de Presse du 18 mars 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE MERCREDI 18 MARS 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Prime minister’s ‘economic terrorist’ comments elicits response

Antigua Observer

Two people who were called out by Prime Minister Gaston Browne for allegedly obstructing developmental projects for Antigua & Barbuda has responded to the prime minister’s claims, which have also sparked public outrage.

Lovell begins to name his team

Antigua Observer

Former member of parliament for St John’s City East Harold Lovell has launched his leadership campaign and has been naming his slate of candidates for top jobs on the United Progressive Party (UPP) executive.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

No commission of inquiry – Governor

BVI News

Governor John Duncan said there is no useful purpose in undertaking a Commission of Enquiry into the government’s multi-million dollar cruise pier project underway in Road Town.

ECONOMIE

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

New Applications for Economic Citizenship Approved

WinnFM

The Team Unity administration reports having approved more than a hundred new applications for economic citizenship.

BARBADOS

Reform push

Barbados Today

The Cabinet of Barbados has already agreed to a programme of reform.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Crime spiraling downwards, AG says

Antigua Observer

The minister responsible for public safety Steadroy “Cutie” Benjamin said the number of crime reports police have received over the past seven months, is significantly less than reports recorded in the months prior to August 2014.

WITCH HUNT

Antigua Observer

The former Chairman of the Antigua & Barbuda Transport Board, Chester Hughes, has condemned in the strongest form the detention of the company’s General Manager Harry Josiah who was in police custody up until the time of going to press.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

DOMINICA

PM Skerrit speaks of the virtue of regional unity

Dominica News Online

Keynote Speaker at the inaugural Grenada Revolution Memorial Foundation Inc. (GREMFO) lecture, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, has said unions such as the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and CARICOM have given the region competitive edge in foreign policy.

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Swiss Ambassador Visits St. Kitts and Nevis

SKN Vibes

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis welcomed Her Excellency Mrs. Line Leon Pernet, Swiss Ambassador and looks forward to exploring new opportunities with the Swiss Government.

ST.LUCIA

ALBA countries hold extraordinary summit in support of Venezuela

St.Lucia News Online

The member nations of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) regional integration bloc held an extraordinary summit on Tuesday in Caracas in support of Venezuela amidst US sanctions.

US Navy pulling out of the Caribbean

St.Lucia News Online

According to General John Kelly, commander of US Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), the two navy vessels the US currently deploys in the Caribbean will both be permanently withdrawn this summer.

Say ‘No’ To U.S.

The Voice SLU Online

FRIDAY the 13th means different things to different people the world over. To the superstitious, it’s a ‘Black Friday’ – a day to remain on edge and expect ‘bad luck’. To the Seventh Day Adventist, it’s the start of their weekly Sabbath.

SANTE

DOMINICA

PMH bedbug infestation not unique to Dominica – Darroux

Dominica News Online

Health Minister, Kenneth Darroux, has said an infestation of bedbugs at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) is not unique to Dominica.

CHRONICS

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

Don’t Fan The Flames ; Put Out The Fire

By Sir Ronald Sanders

US President Barack Obama’s Executive Order imposing sanctions on another seven officials of the Venezuelan government for alleged intimidation of political opponents was boilerplate.

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : Ken Boyea and the Phantom City at Arnos Vale

By C. ben-David

Ormiston "Ken" Boyea’s economic difficulties are a stark and painful reminder of the empty promises made by the Unity Labour Party (ULP) and its leader, the Honourable Dr Ralph E. Gonsalves, prime minister of St Vincent…..

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

Huntley holds out hope in IMPACS report row

Lessons of the Grenada Revolution

Youth unemployment and wealth disparity widens

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