Revue de Presse du 19 mars 2015
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REVUE DE PRESSE JEUDI 19 MARS 2015
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Opposition lawmaker Andrew Fahie has declared that he has the moral authority to call out corruption in government despite overseas media reports that he – along with other persons – was the subject of an investigation based on allegations of money laundering.
The government minister at the centre of the controversy over the cruise pier development, Mark Vanterpool, has expressed gladness that no commission of enquiry will be held into the multi-million dollar project, adding that…
The Opposition Virgin Islands Party, when the legislature resumes its sittings on Friday, will raise a number of questions to find out if a law firm owned by Education Minister Myron Walwyn has been engaged directly….
The Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) has called on Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit to “stay out” of the ongoing dispute between the United States and Venezuela and “mind our governance business in Dominica”.
Press Secretary to the former Prime Minister, Mr. Erasmus Williams has had his contract terminated. Mr. Williams confirmed the report, telling WINN FM that he was notified on Tuesday that his contract had been “determined” (concluded) with immediate effect.
The entire Board of Directors of the National Bank, with the exception of one member, has resigned according to information reaching WINN FM ; the sole Board member who has not resigned is said to be Mr. Hastings Daniel.
President of the Caribbean Congress of Labour, David Massiah said he is pleased to see the commencement of a 1.7 million Euro project (US$2 million) which has been launched with the regional organisation and the…
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
General Manager of the Antigua & Barbuda Transport Board, Harry Josiah was yesterday granted $100,000 bail, hours after police charged him with 24 counts of fraud and corruption.
The Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA) has suspended three employees from their Barbuda location
Three Dominicans have been detained in the United Kingdom for drug possession.
The war of words over the alleged demotion of Police Inspector Rosemary Isles-Roberts reached a new level Wednesday with the Police High Command publicly rebuking Police Commissioner CG Walwyn - who is reportedly on leave …..
TWO men, who were members of the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence Force, were recently convicted of raping a female who was 16 years old at the time of the incident.
RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES
Caribbean News Now
The member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our Americas (ALBA) have asked the United States and President Barack Obama to repeal the executive order issued against Venezuela, describing it as a threat to sovereignty.
A contingent of twenty-three (23) students and three (3) teachers of the Penville Primary School are scheduled to visit Guadeloupe next month as part of an exchange program.
St.Lucia News Online
St. Lucia, one of Taiwan’s Caribbean diplomatic allies, is set to open an embassy in aiwan by the end of June, a Taiwanese foreign affairs responsible for Latin and Central American affairs said Thursday.
CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW
By Peter Binose
The latest news coming from Havana, Cuba, came as no surprise to me. What did surprise me was the sudden admission that ALBA is a revolutionary organization, just like the Venezuelan government.