Revue de presse du 1 avril 2015

AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE

REVUE DE PRESSE DU MERCREDI 1 AVRIL 2015

POLITICS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Premier : Nothing wrong with emotions in the House

BVI News

While brushing aside suggestions that there is at times ‘disorder’ in the House of Assembly, Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith said some lawmakers are merely being emotional in discussing issues that are of importance.

Pickering’s anti-union stance irks lobbyist

BVI News

A declaration by Labour Minister Dr. Kedrick Pickering that the British Virgin Islands can be considered blessed to have been without a trade union has irked the Acting President of the Virgin Islands Workers’ Union…

ST LUCIA

LAMBIRDS ROW GROWS

The Voice Newspaper

THE fallout from the alleged Lambirds Academy scandal continues to generate interest as local authorities are being called on to provide more answers to a growing list of questions.

BARBADOS

Not budging

Barbados Today

The President of the Barbados Secondary Teachers Union (BSTU) Mary-Ann Redman today called on members to “stand firm” on their pay demand…

‘Nothing’ for the Brazilians

Barbados Today

Barbados is not ready for Brazilian tourists. While tourism officials are upbeat about the prospect of increased arrivals from this South American giant…

ST.KITTS-NEVIS

Govt. secures EC$16M for former sugar workers

SKN Vibes

THE Government of St. Kitts and Nevis today (Mar. 30) received EC$16 million from the Venezuelan Government through the Petro Caribe and ALBA initiatives that would be used to complete the compensation package of former sugar workers.

Controversial St Kitts-Nevis land for debt swap policy may be reversed

Caribbean News Now

The new administration in St Kitts and Nevis is likely to reverse the controversial land for debt policy introduced by former prime minister Dr Denzil Douglas…

ECONOMIE

ANTIGUA

Agreement signed for Venezuela to get 25 per cent gov’t shares in WIOC

Antigua Observer

Government has officially signed off on an agreement that will give the Venezuelan government 25 per cent of its shares in the West Indies Oil Company (WIOC).

Venezuela unconcerned about PetroCaribe debt

Antigua Observer

Venezuela’s Foreign Affairs Minister Delcy Rodriguez has said that her government is not concerned about the PetroCaribe debt that is owned by the government of Antigua & Barbuda.

VAT Removal Will be Reflected in Prices Right Away, Says Top Tax Official

WINN FM

The removal of VAT on food, medicines, school supplies and funeral expenses should be reflected in prices from April 7th, says a top tax official.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ANTIGUA

Immigration readies itself for implementation of new law

Antigua Observer

The Immigration authorities are urging non-nationals with enquiries regarding their status to make the relevant checks with the department

ST LUCIA

FIVE CHARGED IN SOUFRIERE GANG VIOLENCE

The Voice Newspaper

FIVE men arrested and charged in connection with last week’s gang activity in Soufriere are on remand at the Bordelais Correctional Facility after making a court appearance last Friday.

Second accused killer of St. Lucian teen may be trying to reach Jamaica

St Lucia News Online

The two brothers accused of shooting 17-year-old St. Lucian national Trevor Seraphines in Toronto, Canada, are of Jamaican heritage, and police believed they were trying to escape to the Caribbean island.

RELATIONS REGIONAL ET INTERNATIONAL

BARBADOS

US official cautions Caribbean countries about citizenship programmes

Caribbean News Now

A United States diplomat has cautioned the region about pursuing economic citizenship programmes.

ST LUCIA

St Lucia company takes board governance training to Turks and Caicos

Caribbean News Online

Last year, the Saint Lucia-based Caribbean Governance Training Institute (CGTI) introduced a certification program called the Chartered Director (C.Dir) qualification…

CHRONICS

ST LUCIA NEWS ONLINE

The bastardised system of customs valuation and moiety

Victor E. Girard

My interest in the operations of customs piqued when I heard Honourable Richard Frederick’s contribution in the House of Assembly regarding rewards (moiety) payable to customs officers.

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

Letter : Allen Chastanet dines with Dr Timothy Harris at UWP gala

Tori Fatal

Over the weekend the newly elected prime minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Timothy Harris, was the guest speaker at the aristocrat Allen Chastanet UWP gala in Saint Lucia.

VIDEO LINKS

ST LUCIA

HTS NEWS

UWP questions PM IMPACS Report Narrative

UWP appalled by Lambird’s Affair

Gang warfare accused arraigned

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