Revue de Presse du 29 janvier 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE JEUDI 29 JANVIER 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Governor knocks press, caught on tape

BVI News

Instead of addressing what can be considered weaknesses in the communication machinery at his office, Governor John Duncan yesterday launched an attack on the independent press.

Fraser defends introduction of Digicel, BiWater

BVI News

While accusing members of the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) of continuing on what he calls a dangerous road of ‘conflict of interest,’ Opposition legislator Julian Fraser has sought to defended an often questioned decision he made years ago to introduce Digicel and BiWater into the local market.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Boundaries gerrymandered to give NRP a seat...says Brantley

SKN Vibes

DEPUTY LEADER of the Concerned Citizens Movement, the Hon. Mark Brantley has accused Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil Douglas of gerrymandering the boundaries in an effort to give the Nevis Reformation Party a seat on Election Day.

Unity files appeal ; to be heard today

SKN Vibes

THE Opposition has been successful in lodging an appeal with the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court against the ruling of High Court Judge Justice Marlene Carter to set aside the January 16 injunction and that case is scheduled to be heard today (Jan. 29).

Douglas is world’s best PM...says Nisbett

SKN Vibes

THE political meeting held last evening (Jan. 27), a stone’s throw from the Buckley’s Estate where sugar workers had rioted on January 28, 1935, will be indelibly written in the annals of St. Kitts and Nevis.

PM Douglas calls for violence-free elections…

SKN Vibes

PRIME MINISTER the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas has made an appeal for violence-free elections, but encouraged that people who become victims of violence should be prepared to defend themselves.

Bell rings ; all 11 candidates appear on Labour platform

SKN Vibes

ENERGISED supporters of the SKNLP/NRP coalition flocked the Best Buy parking lot last evening (Jan. 27) for the long-awaited ringing of the bell to signal the announcement of Election Day and to hear from all 11 candidates who would be representing the partnership during the upcoming General Elections.

Labour Party supporters celebrate Court victory in grand style

SKN Vibes

WHILE lawyers of the two major political organisations in St. Kitts and Nevis were busy in Court yesterday (Jan. 28) receiving the judgment from Justice Marlene Carter in relation to the injunction denying the use of the new constituency boundaries….

Team UNITY Launches Educator Mr Vernon Connor as Candidate for Constituency#6 before historic Crowd

SKN Vibes

If there was any doubt left about the impact that Team UNITY has had on the political landscape of St.Kitts-Nevis and even the sub region it was erased last evening with the hugely successful massive launch of the Candidate for Constituency #6 .

ST.LUCIA

Chastanet slams government’s economic policies

St.Lucia News Online

Leader of the United Workers Party (UWP) Allen Chastanet has criticized the Kenny Anthony administration for failing to generate economic growth in St. Lucia for the past three years, calling on them to change their economic policies.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

School uniform vendors want payment

Antigua Observer

Seamstresses, storeowners and other vendors participating in the National School Uniform Grant Programme have banded together to protest government’s consistently late payment for uniforms.

Projects funded by Constantinian Order launched

Antigua Observer

A pledge made by the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George came to fruition yesterday, when the Diocese of St John’s-Basseterre officially launched four projects funded by the religious group.

DOMINICA

Dominica seeking $10M loan from Venezuelan bank

Da Vibes

Dominica is seeking a loan of ten million US dollars from a Venezuelan Bank in efforts to stimulate growth in the economy, the Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has said.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

MONTSERRAT

Montserrat premier presses for more UK aid

Caribbean News Now

Talks are continuing this week between the government of Montserrat and officials of the UK Department for International Development (DfID) on Montserrat’s 2015-2016 Recurrent Budget and related issues.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Jurors Banned For Life

Antigua Observer

Justice Albert Redhead, on Wednesday, placed a lifelong ban on 10 jurors accused of delivering a “perverse” verdict.

DOMINICA

CCJ welcomes move by Dominica to join court

Da Vibes

President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Sir Dennis Byron has welcomed the announcement that Dominica had been given the nod by Britain to adopt the CCJ as its final court, replacing the London-based Privy Council.

CHRONIQUES

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : Revenge taking and revenge giving in St Vincent and the Grenadines

By Peter Binose

Some ULP supporters openly believe, even voice, that Leon Samuels “Bigga” Biggs deserved all he got when the right to operate his opencast quarry at Rabacca was openly spitefully and maliciously taken from him.

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ST.LUCIA

HTS News

Pressure mounts on Isaac

SLP accuses Chastanet of undercutting jobs

Monchy Development handover

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