Revue de Presse du 30 novembre 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 30 NOVEMBRE 2015

POLITICS

BARBADOS

Sutherland is new Shadow Minister of Health

Barbados today

St George South representative, Dwight Sutherland, has been assigned the shadow Health portfolio, one week after the former holder, Christ Church West MP Dr Maria Agard, was booted from the Barbados Labour Party.

ST VINCENT

ULP will put NDP’s election lawyers ‘under Labour manners’-PM

I-Witness News

Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says his Unity Labour Party (ULP) will put “under Labour manners” lawyers hired by the main opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) to look out for the NDP’s interest during the Dec.9 poll.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Nibbs chides governors for poor performance

BVI news

Businessman Winston ‘Lafonte’ Nibbs has chastised some of the territory’s former and present governors over what he said is their legacy of poor performance, adding that it appears the last four governors were plucked from ‘the same boys club’ in the United Kingdom.

ST LUCIA

UWP’s Peterson Francis wins runoff for Central Castries

St Lucia news online

Peterson Francis has won the runoff to represent the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) in Central Castries in the next general elections.

UnitedPAC concerned about the integrity of Citizens by Investment programme

St Lucia news online

The Unitedpac is deeply concerned over the appointment of former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Dr. Ernest Hillaire, as Chairman of the controversial Citizenship by Investment Programme.

ST KITTS & NEVIS

Caribbean Pollster : Opposition Leader Most Affected if Term Limits Imposed

WINN FM

Caribbean pollster and political analyst Peter Wickham is lauding the move by St. Kitts and Nevis to impose term limits on the Prime Ministership.

PM Harris acclaims H.E. Baroness Scotland, newly elected Commonwealth Secretary-General, as having broad global view

SKN Vibes

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris, has hailed the new Commonwealth Secretary-General, Her Excellency Baroness Patricia Scotland, as a woman with strong attachments to the Caribbean and as one who has “a broad global view” which is needed to “lead the Commonwealth in a new era when solutions are required to critical problems.”

ECONOMIE

ST LUCIA

Saint Lucia to benefit from $20M aid for fishing and tourism – British PM

St Lucia news online

The British Caribbean Chamber of Commerce in Saint Lucia has welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron’s announcement, at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference, of an allocation of more than £5million (XCD$20m) of Britain’s Government aid for support and improvements towards improving the fishing industry in the Caribbean, to include Saint Lucia.

SOCIETE

ANTIGUA

Advocate lauds move to acquire new buses for wheelchair bound

Antigua observer

The head of the Antigua & Barbuda Association of Persons with Disabilities (ABAPD) is lauding the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, which will facilitate the acquisition of two buses to transport residents who are wheelchair bound.

Region could become ‘soft target’ for terrorists, expert says

Antigua observer

Ambassador Curtis War, attorney and international consultant who specialises in counter-terrorism is warning that Antigua & Barbuda and the rest of the region could serve as “soft targets” for terrorists.

CARICOM

The Baroness beats Sir Ron

Antigua observer

Former Dominican candidate and UK attorney general Baroness Patricia Scotland has emerged victorious in her quest to become the 6th Commonwealth Secretary General.

INTERNATIONAL

As COP 21 opens, UN Secretary General tells world leaders Paris must mark a decisive turning point

Dominica news online

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) opened here Monday with an unprecedented 150 world leaders present. UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon called on the Presidents, Prime Ministers and Heads of States to deliver a universal, meaningful and robust agreement.

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