Revue de presse du 06 décembre 2016

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 06 DECEMBRE 2016

POLITIQUE

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Premier to address territory amid concerns about economy

BVI News

Premier Dr. D Orlando Smith will inform residents that, among other things, his government is still working to deliver on its “most basic promise” of shared and sustainable growth, when he addresses the territory on Tuesday 6th December 2016.

GRENADA

2016 Throne Speech : “Building on our successes”

Now Grenada

The top priorities of the Government of Grenada for the financial year 2016-2017 were highlighted during the 2016 Throne speech delivered by Her Excellency the Governor General delivered on Friday 2nd December 2016. The Government will present the 2017 Budget on Friday 9th December 2016.

SAINT KITTS

Prime Minister Harris in Qatar to build economic relations

The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer

Education and long-term tourism investment were among the topics discussed by the Prime Minister, Dr the Honourable Timothy Harris, with the Qatar Government, during a visit to Doha. The Prime Minister was accompanied by H.E. Dr. David Doyle, the Federation’s Ambassador to UNESCO based in Paris.

SOCIETE

CARIBBEAN

Region slow to adopt model disaster legislation

Barbados Today

Caribbean countries have failed to adopt model disaster management legislation recommended by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) to help better manage hazards. The Model Comprehensive Disaster Legislation, which dates back to 2010, would regulate a coordinated disaster management plan for the region.

SAINT VINCENT

Villagers recount their narrow escapes as the river destroys their homes

I Witness News

One week later, the residents of Sandy Bay recount their loses as the river destroys several houses during the passage of the trough system in Saint Vincent last week Tuesday. The trough system has changed the landscape of the north of the country.

DOMINICA

“The Transition Movement” coming to Dominica

Dominica News Online

“The Transition Movement” an international initiative that helps support communities in becoming more resilient in the face of climate change, over-reliance on oil and growing inequalities, will be visiting Dominica in December at the invitation of the Waitukubuli Ecological Foundation.

SANTE

BARBADOS

Government makes antiretroviral therapy universally accessible

Barbados Today

Government has moved to make antiretroviral therapy universally accessible to persons who have tested positive for the sexually transmitted virus in Barbados.

SAINT LUCIA

St. Lucia Joins ‘One Health’ CARICOM Drive

The Voice

St Lucia is hoping to join CARICIOM to promote the “ONE HEALTH CONCEPT”. The latter re-emerged in 2014 through the collaborative efforts of the World Health Organization, the Organization for Animal Health and the Food and Agriculatural Organzation, which aim to address the escalating diseases affecting humans, 70 per cent of which come from animals.

AFFAIRES

CARIBBEAN

Caribbean SIDS receive support in building capacity to produce SDG indicators

SKN Vibes

Countries in the sub-region are presently meeting in Port of Spain (6th to 9th December 2016) for a meeting jointly organized by SIDS, ECLAC and CARICOM to identify the core indicators for Sustainable Development Goals which the Caribbean regard as essential

ECONOMIE

ST LUCIA

DSH Developer worries Project could create more jobs than there are workers

St Lucia Star

Government officials and the other movers and shakers, along with the more prominent residents of Vieux Fort attended the sod-turning ceremony of the Royal Turf Club at Beausejour, Vieux Fort. The RTF is the horse-racing track aspect of the much talked about Desert Star Holdings (DSH) project, the so-called “Pearl of the Caribbean,” earmarked for Vieux Fort and estimated at US$2.6 billion.

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