Revue de Presse du 24 avril 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU VENDREDI 24 AVRIL 2015

POLITICS

ANGUILLA

Anguilla’s new government sworn in to office

Anguilla News

HE the Governor Christina Scott has this afternoon, Thursday 23 April, formally sworn-in the new Government of Anguilla in accordance with Section 24 of the Constitution of Anguilla.

Banks : Tackling Economy is Top Priority for New Anguilla Government

WINN FM

Anguilla’s Opposition United Front handed a heavy defeat to the incumbent Anguilla United Movement, taking six of the seven seats in Wednesday’s general election on the tiny British Dependent territory.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

NDP to do whatever it takes for ‘Mitch’ to win

BVI News

The governing National Democratic Party (NDP) has vowed to do whatever possible to facilitate the success of its election candidate Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull, who last evening declared that his decision to run for office was not influenced by any love for money, fame or power.

VIP urges candidates to register ‘victory’

BVI News

While noting that the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has to undertake a lot of hard work in order to win the upcoming general election…

Turnbull already getting the job done !

BVI News

National Democratic Party candidate in the Second Electoral District Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull last evening disclosed that his representation in the constituency is already starting to bear fruit, adding that the current representative Alvin Christopher has neglected the seat.

DOMINICA

PM Skerrit reaffirms commitment to education and Dominica

Dominica News online

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, is calling on nationals to take advantage of the opportunities in education provided by his Government.

Major blow for tourism industry

Dominica News Online

Tourism Minister, Robert Tonge, is describing as “sad” an announcement by cruise ship, Carnival Liberty, that it will stop coming to Dominica, at least for the next two weeks.

Two new Electoral Commissioners sworn in

Dominica News Online

Two new persons were sworn in by President Charles Savarin at 11:00 am on April 23rd 2015 at the State House to form part of the new Electoral Commission for Dominica.

ANTIGUA

GOV’T REVEALS RESCUE PLAN FOR ABIB
Antigua Observer

Government proposes to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in capital, as part of a plan to not only bailout the Antigua & Barbuda Investment Bank (ABIB), but to ultimately own the financial institution by July.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Pm Harris : Fire and Rescue Services important to prosperity and security

SKN Vibes

“We want you to share in what we captured throughout the campaign in the last couple of months, between January and February 16th, what we described as a prosperity agenda. And prosperity will not come in an environment of instability, in an environment where crime and criminal activities abound.”

BARBADOS

Trigger happy

Dominica News Online

Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler today joined with a local Anglican cleric in expressing alarm over a recent gun incident at the graveside a funeral, which the senior Government official said underscored the problem of small arms entry into Barbados.

ST LUCIA

Invest St Lucia Office searched by police in connection with Lambirds investigation

St Lucia News Online

As part of ongoing investigations into the Lambirds Academy scam, police have conducted searches at the Ministry of Commerce, Business Development, Investment and Consumer Affairs and the Invest Saint Lucia Office.

PM Anthony tells public meeting “No one will be left behind”

St Lucia News Online

Prime Minister, Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony says that his administration will leave no one behind as it seeks to develop the country.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Cruise ends in tragedy for visitor

Antigua observer

A 73 – year – old cruise passenger’s vacation came to a tragic end after he seemingly drowned, late Thursday morning at Castaways beach.

ST KITTS

Chamber calls for “urgent and powerful action” in crime fight

SKN Vibes

THE criminal acts perpetrated over the past weekend have led to the St. Kitts and Nevis Chamber of Industry and Commerce calling for “powerful action” to be taken to arrest the problem of crime within the Federation and has offered suggestions about measures to be taken.

ST LUCIA

Accused still hasn’t seen any evidence in St. Lucia child drowning case

St Lucia News Online

On the eve of a court hearing that will decide if an Canadian doctor will stand trial in the drowning death of a four-year-old St. Lucia boy, his family says the defence has still not seen any of the evidence against him.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

ANGUILLA

Anguilla attends workshop on Balance of Payment and International Investment Position Statistics, Casteries, St. Lucia

Anguilla News

Anguilla participated in the recently concluded Workshop on Balance of Payments (BOP) and International Investment Position (IIP) statistics, sponsored by the Caribbean Regional Assistance Centre (CARTAC), from April 13th –17th in Castries, St. Lucia and was attended by 18 CARTAC member countries.

DOMINICA

Geothermal initiative gets thumbs up

Dominica News Online

Dominica’s geothermal energy thrust is getting positive reviews.

ECONOMIE

DOMINICA

Colored $1 coin coming

Dominica News Online

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has announced that within four months there will be a colored $1 coin.

CHRONICS

ST KITTS

SKN VIBES

CHARISMA AND ABILITY, CHARACTER AND COMMITMENT

By : G.A. Dwyer Astaphan

A dear friend who often shares the Daily Word with me sent me this one yesterday :

VIDEO LINKS

ST LUCIA

HTS NEWS

Rigobert comes to Fedee’s defense

Chastanet wants action on Aviation Industry

UWP on new twist in Lambirds Saga

CARE on gruesome murder

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