Revue de presse du 06 février 2017

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REVUE DE PRESSE DU LUNDI 06 FEVRIER 2017

POLITIQUE

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

BVI premier attending Brexit meetings in London

Caribbean News Now

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr Orlando Smith, will lead a delegation to London to attend the United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UK-OT) Joint Ministerial Council on European Union (EU) negotiations and other meetings from February 6 - 10. The Premier will call on the UK government to include the BVI in any new trade arrangements with the EU ; ensure freedom of movement for OT citizens across Europe ; and maintain financial support to the 11th European Development Fund through 2020 to support OTs on climate change, biodiversity and sustainable energy.

ECONOMIE ET AFFAIRE

SAINT KITTS

Iranian with St Kitts-Nevis passport sanctioned by US Treasury Department

Caribbean News Now

Kambiz Rostamian, an Iranian businessman, who resides in the United Arab Emirates and who holds a St Kitts & Nevis passport is accused of procuring controlled technology and material in support of Iran’s ballistic missile programme. The US Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on the said businessman.

CARICOM

CARICOM, Switzerland commit to deeper cooperation
Dominica News Online

CARICOM and Switzerland have signalled their commitment to deepen relations as the first Ambassador from the central European country was accredited to CARICOM. H.E. Didier Chassot, Plenipotentiary Representative of Switzerland to CARICOM presented his credentials to the Secretary General to CARICOM last Thursday.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

CARIBBEAN

Regional polygraphists advance their training

Antigua Observer

Twenty-one polygraphists from the region are being encouraged to use their recently enhanced skills to better stamp out corruption in the Regional Security System (RSS) armed forces. The feature address was delivered by Lieutenant Colonel CROFT, who reminded the graduates of their critical role in fighting organized crime.

SAINT LUCIA

DPP warns against trying cases in public

The Voice

The DPP, recently appointed last October, is sending a stern warning to the public and the media on discussing and reporting matters which are before the courts. He stated that such practice is a breach of the Criminal Code and can thereby result in imprisonment. He says that the public and the media must acquaint themselves with the law since ignorance of the law would not spare them from legal repercussions.

FINANCE

DOMINICA

CIP bank accounts under scrutiny in Dominica

Caribbean News Now

Although there has been no official word, either from foreign banks in Dominica or the Roosevelt Skerrit administration, that government CIP accounts have been closed, there is, however, speculation in Roseau and elsewhere that the banks are becoming wary that some of the CBI funds held in government bank accounts could be tainted. The CIP concerns can lead to Caribbean banks losing their corresponding banks status with international banks.

SOCIETE

OECS

OECS engages citizens on key development issues

Dominica News Online

The OECS Commission began engaging citizens of its Member States on the various issues impacting their lives, the challenges which they face and the developmental opportunities for its people. A series of public education forums will take place in the region in an effort to engage citizens in the regional integration process among others. The first of such forums was held in the BVI in in mid-January.

Dernière modification : 06/02/2017

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