Revue de Presse du 28 avril 2016

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 28 AVRIL 2016

POLITICS

BARBADOS

Left out

Barbados today

That’s how one former first Lady today has described Government’s plans to honour only one of this island’s seven Prime Ministers during tomorrow’s tribute event in National Heroes Square as “Strategically inappropriate and unacceptable”.

DOMINICA

Denise Charles tipped to replace Pinard in Soufriere constituency

Dominica news online

Reports are surfacing that Denise Charles has been tipped to contest the Soufriere constituency on a Dominica Labour Party ticket in the upcoming by-election following the sudden resignation of former MP, Ian Pinard.

ST LUCIA

‘Henley Wanted Exclusive Rights To Market CIP’

The voice newspaper

The Citizenship by Investment Board (CIB) has said that the Henley and Partners which raised questions about the transparency aspects of the St Lucia programme, has sought to become its sole marketing agents.

Richard Frederick to announce future political plans

St Lucia news online

Incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) for Castries Central, Richard Frederick, will be announcing plans for his political future in the next couple of days.

SOCIETE

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Panama-Based French Diplomat Visiting On Tax Information

BVI platinum news

Regional Economic Attaché at the French Embassy to Panama, Mr. Julien Defrance paid a courtesy call on Premier and Finance Minister, Hon. Dr Orlando Smith yesterday, April 27. Mr. DeFrance is visiting the British Virgin Islands this week to hold discussions on bilateral exchanges of tax information.

ST KITTS

Douglas-Led Administration paid over EC$135,000 in medical expenses for Senator Carty

SKN vibes

The former Douglas-led Administration that was ousted from power in the General Elections of February, 2015, paid over EC$135,000 (US 50,057.60) in medical fees to Baptist Health International in Florida for the treatment of former Minister of Education and Information, Senator Nigel Carty, who suffered an illness in 2011.

IMF team visits Nevis to assess NIA fiscal performance

ZIZ

A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) met with Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance Hon. Vance Amory to assess the fiscal performance of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA). The meeting was held at the Ministry of Finance Conference room on April 25, 2016.

ECONOMIE

ST LUCIA

EU Funding For Infrastructure

The voice newspaper

The European Union on Tuesday signed a EC$19 million (Euro 6.2 million) financing agreement with the St Lucia government that will go towards the construction of a new bridge critical river crossing on the West coast, as well as reconstruction of a road along the west coast corridor.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST LUCIA

Case Disposals Up ; Number Of Remand Prisoners Down

The voice newspaper

The Eastern Caribbean Supreme court is reporting progress in reducing the backing of cases of its files while bringing down the number of prisoners on remand at Bordelais Correctional Facility as well.

ST LUCIA

Probe of Cop Killings A Priority – Says EU Delegation

The Voice Newspaper

A team of European diplomats who held another round of discussions this week with Prime Minister Kenny Anthony has reiterated the urgent need of a new DDP to investigate allegations of extra judicial killings by local policemen as a priority matter.

FRANCE

RIEN

Dernière modification : 28/04/2016

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