Revue de Presse du 3 septembre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU MARDI 03 SEPTEMBRE 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Fahie claims he is not disappointed

BVI News

Senior member of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party Andrew Fahie left last night’s meeting of the party’s National Congress expressing confidence that the organization is now ‘overwhelming united,’ and that the delay in holding the internal elections will not affect the chances of candidates vying for the different positions including presidency and chairmanship.

ANTIGUA

WALKER SAYS BARBUDA CIP ILLEGAL

Antigua Observer

Leader of the Barbuda People’s Movement, Trevor Walker has accused Barbuda Affairs Minister Arthur Nibbs of negotiating deals not beneficial to the Sister Isle.

Ten Syrians to be granted refugee status in Antigua-Barbuda

Caribbean news now

Governor-general of Antigua and Barbuda, Sir Rodney Williams, on Tuesday morning received the final report from the Refugee Eligibility Committee recommending that ten Syrian nationals detained in Antigua should be granted refugee status.

ST KITTS

S. W. Tapley Seaton Appointed As Governor General

St Kitts Observer

Samuel Weymouth Tapley Seaton C.V.O, Q.C., J.P. who had been serving as Acting Governor General since May 14, 2015 has been appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second as Governor General of St. Christopher and Nevis with effect from September 01, 2015.

ST LUCIA

LPM could contest all 17 seats at next elections

St Lucia news online

The minority St Lucian political party – Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) – is already making preparations to contest the next elections, which is due in 2016.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INERNATIONAL

ST LUCIA

Mexico and Saint Lucia strengthens bilateral relations

St Lucia news online

The Embassy of Mexico to the OECS Member States is pleased and proud to inform that two Mexican experts have arrived in Saint Lucia to help strengthen the cooperation projects with this country.

ANTIGUA

OECS to host mini-festival on climate change in Antigua

St Lucia news online

The OECS Commission will host a three day grand exposition at the Botanical Gardens in St John’s, Antigua.

ECONOMIE

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

BVI donating $100K to Dominica

BVI News

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr D Orlando Smith, on behalf of the government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), has pledged to donate US$100,000 towards relief efforts in the storm-ravaged Commonwealth of Dominica.

DOMINICA

EU gives over $900, 000 in relief assistance

Dominica news online

The European Union’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing EC$913,000 in emergency humanitarian funding to Dominica, following the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Erika.

Over $600M to repair roads and bridges after TS Erika

Dominica Vibes

Preliminary reports indicate that it will take at least six hundred and twelve million, seven hundred thousand dollars ($612,700,000.00) to construct bridges and major roads which were damaged during the passing of Tropical Storm Ericka on 27 August.

Dernière modification : 04/09/2015

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