Revue de Presse du 5 mars 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 5 MARS 2015

POLITICS

BARBADOS

Lady Haynes sworn in as Senator

Barbados Today

Barbados’ newest Independent Senator, Carol Lady Haynes, has vowed to honour and uphold the 300-year-old tradition of parliamentary representation in Barbados.

STUNG !

Barbados Today

Embattled Christ Church West Member of Parliament (MP) Dr Maria Agard has broken her recent silence, and is today strongly defending her stewardship in that southern riding, amid persistent reports of serious discontent in the Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) stronghold.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

They want to rewrite political history – Fahie

BVI News

The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has accused some persons of orchestrating a ‘failed’ attempt to separate the party from its celebrated founder Hamilton Lavity Stoutt, adding that Mr. Stoutt’s philosophy and legacy remain vibrant within the political organization.

Fraser denies unlawful voter registration

BVI News

Julian Fraser, chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and aspiring premier, said there is absolutely no truth to claims that he may be involved in the unlawful act of having persons register to vote in the Third Electoral District although they reside elsewhere.

Ronald Charles says UWP has work to do

Dominica News Online

Newly elected President of the United Workers Party (UWP), Ronald Charles, has told party faithful that they have work to do and must work as “a collectively unit” to achieve the party’s goals.

Just over $1-million on UWP election campaign

Dominica News Online

Political Leader of the United Workers Party, Lennox Linton, said the party spent a little over $1-million to finance its campaign during the general election held in December 2014.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

PENSIONERS’ GRANT PULLED

Antigua Observer

It appears government has discontinued the annual payment of $50,000 in subvention to the Antigua & Barbuda Pensioners’ Association.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

BARBADOS

Senator defends adult nightclub raid

Barbados Today

Government has to do what is necessary to ensure that the security and the morals of the Barbadian society are protected.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Trial starts : Six to testify against politician

BVI News

There has been a relatively early start to the trial of politician Irene Penn O’Neal who, along with two other persons, has pleaded not guilty to illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

DOMINICA

Gov’t seeking to correct Haitian visa processing

Da Vibes

The Dominica government is in discussion to arrive at a solution to the deficiencies in the processing of visas to Haitian nation.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

PM Harris pledges support and resources to Police Force

SKN Vibes

NEWLY-ELECTED Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris has pledged to support members of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) and to provide the law enforcement body with the necessary resources to fulfil its mandate.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

Meeting of Caribbean labour ministers opens in Bahamas

Caribbean News Now

Perry Christie, prime minister of The Bahamas delivered the keynote address at the ninth ILO meeting of Caribbean labour ministers held in Nassau.

ST.LUCIA

OECS seeks data to develop Eastern Caribbean yachting sector

Caribbean News Now

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Tourism Desk has attempted to address the challenge of lack of data to provide policy guidance to further develop the yachting sector.

MARTINIQUE

De nouvelles rotations entre la Martinique et Sainte-Lucie

France-Antilles

Depuis environ deux mois les personnes qui désirent se rendre à Sainte-Lucie peuvent le faire en partant de la marina du Marin. Grâce à un nouveau bateau qui s’appelle « Capo Rosso » et qui a une capacité de 95 places assises.

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Commentary : Leaders’ shameful parliamentary shut downs

By Arley Gill

Congratulations are in order for Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris of St Kitts and Nevis‎ and to his partners in his Unity government.

Commentary : St Kitts and Grenada : Two sides of the same coin

By Arthur Kallick

I was amused when Grenada’s PM Keith Mitchell weighed in on the post election “crisis” in St Kitts. He quipped that the situation “aches” him. I could not believe my ears.

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