Revue de Presse du 6 février 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE VENDREDI 06 FEVRIER 2015

POLITICS

BARBADOS

Symmonds : Your turn to talk, Mara

Barbados

Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly Mara Thompson is being asked to say what she knows about a contentious $3.3 million payment from CLICO Holdings Barbados Limited to her late husband’s legal firm.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Economics to determine election winner ?

BVI News

Julian Fraser has indicated that he is banking on his anti-austerity posture to help lead the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to victory in general elections constitutionally due by early next year.

DOMINICA

Parliamentarians urged to reject UWP’s House Speaker nominee

Da Vibes

Government parliamentarians have been urged to reject the Opposition United Workers Party’s (UWP) nominee for Speaker of the House of Assembly when Parliament convenes on February 20.

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

Cabinet approves 1000 – acre lease of Barbuda lands

Antigua Observer

Cabinet has approved a US$100 million project which comes with a 987-acre lease for the now revived Stanhope Shepherd project in Barbuda.

CULTURE

ST.LUCIA

Piton Independence Concert set to thrill audience

St.Lucia News Online

On Monday February 23, the Pigeon Island Causeway will be transformed for the first ever Piton Independence Concert.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

BARBADOS

Just a few

Barbados Today

Declaring that it has had enough of failed political promises and inaction by the judiciary, the umbrella body for the more than 1,000 lawyers in Barbados says it’s trying to weed out “bad” attorneys, but its hands are tied.

ST.LUCIA

Cops Move to Choiseul

The Voice SLU Online

NEXT Wednesday, the village of Choiseul will kick off the Meet the Commissioner series of town hall Meetings for 2015.

NWU writes Minister of Labour on non-payment of overtime

St.Lucia News Online

The National Workers Union (NWU) has written to the Minister of Labour, Hon. Robert K. Lewis requesting his intervention into a discovered industrial discrepancy by two major companies on the island.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ST.LUCIA

OECS to tighten regulations in ICT sector

Caribbean News Now

CASTRIES, St Lucia (GIS) — Market competition within the information and communication technology (ICT) sector was discussed at the 60th meeting of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority held on Wednesday.

M’IQUE A PLUS FOR OECS – Director General Hails Membership as Historic

The Voice SLU Online

MARTINIQUE’S accession to the status of Associate Member of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) yesterday is both “historic” and beneficial to the sub-regional body, OECS Director-General Dr.Didacus Jules says.

CHRONIQUES

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Commentary : China’s yuan will rival US dollar globally

By Sir Ronald Sanders

Within the next ten years the world community should expect China’s yuan (also called renminbi) to be as widely used as the United States dollar.

Letter : Did Allen Chastanet endorse this ?

By Tori Fatal

I have tried to understand what the placards want to convey but I feel brain dead on this one to say, look what change Allen ‘Lionel’ Chastanet has brought to the United Worker Party (UWP) in the first march of his life.

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

Wrong Message, Wrong Signal

By Stan Bishop

THE now-infamous definition of NICE (National Initiative to Create Employment) as was seen on a placard during the United Workers Party’s protest march last Thursday has generated much interest – and for obvious reason.

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