Revue de Presse du 9 avril 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 9 AVRIL 2015

POLITICS

ST LUCIA

UWP calls for independent inquiry into Lambirds Academy scam

St Lucia News Online

The United Workers Party (UWP) is calling for an independent inquiry into the Lambirds Academy matter which has resulted in the abandonment of educational pursuits…

Prudent urges Saint Lucians to join LPM

St Lucia News Online

The Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) is calling on Saint Lucians of good standing to step forward and join the party, as it prepares to compete in elections slated for 2016.

ANTIGUA

Prime Minister Browne to discuss banking issues with Obama

Antigua Observer

Backlash from Antigua & Barbuda’s assessment in the International Narcotics Strategy Report, which has implications for correspondence banking…

Antigua-Barbuda right to be concerned about plans to split up LIAT, says former PM

Caribbean News Now

Former Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Lester Bird says he fully supports the position taken by Prime Minister Gaston Browne…

BARBADOS

Minister says country 49 years late in going republic

Barbados Today

As far as senior Government minister Donville Inniss is concerned, Barbados is 49 years late becoming a republic and anyone who thinks the country should wait any longer…

Caribbean welcomes Obama

Barbados Today

Energy, security and trade are expected to top the agenda of United States President Barack Obama’s meeting with Prime Minister Freundel Stuart and other leaders…

CUT IT OUT !

Barbados Today

Minister of Industry and Commerce Donville Inniss is promising local manufacturers he will be doing all in his power to save their businesses from a crippling 70 per cent duty imposed by some Eastern Caribbean countries…

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Nevis Premier Emphasizes Improved Relationship with Federal Government

SKN Vibes

The improved relationship between the federal government of St. Kitts and Nevis and the autonomous Nevis Island Administration (NIA) has been welcomed by many residents and praised by Premier of Nevis the Honourable Vance Amory.

U.S. Consular Officer to hold office hours for U.S. Citizens in St. Kitts and Nevis

SKN Vibes

A Consular Officer from the U.S. Embassy in Barbados will visit Nevis, April 20, 2015 and St. Kitts, April 21 - 23, 2015 to provide U.S. Citizens Services…

Hon. Shawn K. Richards Appointed Acting Prime Minister of St.Kitts-Nevis

SKN Vibes

St.Kitts-Nevis Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Shawn K. Richards has been named Acting Prime Minister . Richards was appointed as Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Timothy Harris will be overseas at a series of engagements…

Astaphan : Unity Must Not be Allowed to Fail, Calls for Partisan Public Servants to be Repositioned

WINN FM

Operation Rescue’s Dwyer Astaphan is putting great faith in the new administration, expressing the hope that it will not be allowed to fail…

Harris : SKN’s Position on US-Venezuela Dispute Not Influenced by $16M Grant

WINN FM

St Kitts and Nevis’ position on the dispute between the United States and Venezuela is not being influenced by Venezuelan assistance to the Federation.

PM Harris Leads Delegation to Jamaica For CARICOM Meeting With US President

WINN FM

St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris and other Caribbean leaders are meeting in caucus in Jamaica…

Former St Kitts-Nevis administration ran dual economy, says PM

Caribbean News Now

The former Denzil Douglas Labour administration in St Kitts and Nevis has been accused of having run both a formal and an informal economy.

DOMINIQUE

PM describes US/CARICOM summit as ‘timely’

Dominica News Online

Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has described as “timely” a CARICOM/USA summit scheduled to be held in Jamaica on Thursday…

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

NO CHANGES TO BANKING ACT

Antigua Observer

No changes will be made inn parliament to the controversial Banking Act of 2015, despite mountains of concerns from bankers

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

BVI climbs in financial services ranking – Report

BVI News

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has moved up 13 positions to 34th in the most recent Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI).

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST LUCIA

UPDATE : Man killed in Chaussee Road shooting

St Lucia News Online

Police are currently investigating another fatal shooting off Chaussee Road, Castries which occurred this morning.

Some CCTV cameras are working, says La Corbiniere, but Mayers still “very concerned”

St Lucia news Online

Former National Security Minister Guy Mayers is disappointed that some Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in the city of Castries are not operational.

La Corbiniere knows how most of the guns get here, but….

St Lucia News Online

Cracking down on the illegal gun trade in St. Lucia is no easy job.

CHRONICS

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Commentary : The uncommon reality in Soufriere, St Lucia.

By Melanius Alphonse

Soufriere/Fond St Jacques is the gem of Saint Lucia’s tourism product, showcasing five world renowned resorts [another is under construction], world renowned landmarks…

VIDEO LINKS

ST.LUCIA

HTS NEWS

Cracking down on the illegal gun-trade

La Corbiniere addresses CCTV concerns

Ex-Security Minister on IMPACS and CCTV

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