Revue de presse du 1er décembre 2016
AMBASSADE DE FRANCE A SAINTE-LUCIE
REVUE DE PRESSE DU JEUDI 01 DECEMBRE 2016
SAINT KITTS & NEVIS
The Premier of Nevis, Vance Amory, on Wednesday presented a EC$263.3 million tax-free budget when he delivered the 2017 budget of the Nevis Island Administration at a sitting of the Nevis Island Assembly. The theme is “A Revitalization of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship for Economic Success.”
The Commonwealth of Dominica and Ecuador signed a new visa-waiver agreement on Thursday 1 December 2016. This new visa waiver agreement allows for holders of all passport types to enter Ecuador without a visa.
The Saint Kitts –Nevis Observer
Minister of Public Infrastructure, Post, Urban Development and Transport, Honourable Ian Patches Liburd, said that the partnership between the government and hotels such as Park Hyatt St. Kitts-Christophe Harbour is important for moving the country forward.
St Lucia News Online
Some 38 people have been granted citizenship in Saint Lucia through the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP) it was revealed on Tuesday at a CIP public consultation. Saint Lucia became the fifth Eastern Caribbean nation to introduce CIP in January of this year.
Dominica News online
Flooding has been reported in certain parts of the island as Dominica continues to be impacted by inclement weather.
SECURITE ET JUSTICE
St Lucia Star
When it comes to human trafficking, Saint Lucia remains dodgy territory. That sentiment was at the heart of an address delivered several weeks ago by Leonard Terrence, Deputy Director at the Bordelais Correctional Facility.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Laurant Vanderbrouke, the visitor from Martinique who was found with what he claimed was a fake gun, has been convicted of possession of an unlicensed firearm as well as failure to declare a firearm.
St Lucia News Online
Statistics from the UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS has revealed that more than 500 people are living with HIV and the AIDS disease in Saint Lucia, representing the second highest figure in the Eastern Caribbean. This was revealed by Latin America and Caribbean Regional Support Team Director for UNAIDS Dr. Cesar Nuñez who provided data from the UNAIDS Caribbean Summary of the AIDS epidemic in 2015