Revue de Presse du 22 octobre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 22 OCTOBRE 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

‘Paradise’ Bill passes first hurdle

Antigua observer

Amidst continued back-and-forth parliamentary wrangling, the contentious Paradise Found Project Bill 2015 was passed in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.

BARBADOS

Man of the people

Barbados today

Members of the BLP Christ Church West Central constituency nominated St Joseph-born Adrian Forde to represent the constituency in the next general elections.

Don’t expect any magic wand !

Barbados today

With Barbados currently facing serious economic and social problems, the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) issued a sober warning to Barbadians that these issues will not simply disappear overnight, even if they win the next general elections.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Douglas Says National Consultation on Economy Important, But Government Not Listening

WINN FM

The man whose government presided over the National Consultation on the Economy for the past several years says that kind of engagement remains a very important exercise.

Nevis’ Premier Hails Relationship between NIA and the Federal Government

Times Caribbean

Leading up to the 2015 General Elections of St. Kitts and Nevis, Nevis’ Premier, Hon. Vance Amory came under heavy criticism as many persons said he was not in favour of a Team UNITY coalition.

ST LUCIA

Chastanet confident of re-election, UWP election victory

St Lucia news online

Political Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Allen Chastanet said he is confident of being re-elected leader of the party and helping the UWP win the next general election.

UWP to hit the streets today in protest against gov’t

St Lucia news online

United Workers Party (UWP) supporters are set to march through Castries today. Citizens desperate to make their concerns heard will take to the streets to show their support for the party’s call for changes to certain policies of the current Kenny Anthony administration.

Flood-Beaubrun said SLP gov’t has not delivered, responsibe for increasing unemployment

St Lucia news online

Newcomer to the United Workers Party (UWP) leadership race Sarah Flood-Beaubrun has said the UWP is the best party to govern Saint Lucia at this time because the ruling Saint Labour Party (SLP) Administration of which she was previously a member, has failed to deliver a better life for Saint Lucians.

RELATIONS INTERNATIONAL ET REGIONAL

CARICOM

CARICOM-US cooperation hailed for tangible benefits

Dominica news online

CARICOM-US deepening cooperation in security, health and energy was underscored Tuesday as Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque received new United States Ambassador to CARICOM Mr. Perry Holloway.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

Country strategy approved by Caribbean Development Bank

Antigua focus

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a Country Strategy for Antigua and Barbuda for the period 2015-18. The Country Strategy document outlines the assistance strategy and planned strategic focus to accelerate the country’s economic growth and pursue sustainable development over the outlined period. The total amount of CDB financing is estimated at US$106.1 million.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Ex-U.N. leader John Ashe indicted in bribery case

Caribbean times

John Ashe, a former president of the U.N. General Assembly, a billionaire real estate developer and three others were indicted Tuesday in an alleged bribery scheme.

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