Revue de Presse du 28 janvier 2015

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REVUE DE PRESSE MERCREDI 28 JANVIER 2015

POLITICS

ANTIGUA

Spencer says new gas prices not low enough

Antigua Observer

Opposition leader Baldwin Spencer has labelled as an “outrage” the expected decrease in the price of fuel at the pumps, arguing that it does not go far enough.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

NDP denies punishing VIP seats

BVI News

The National Democratic Party government has tried to dismiss claims that it has been sabotaging constituencies that it lost in the November 2011 general elections.

Fraser fires back at NDP, defends Fahie

BVI News

In the biggest public war of words since the start of the year, Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party Julian Fraser has sought to set the record straight regarding what he described as inaccurate statement made by the governing National Democratic Party (NDP).

NDP and VIP have ‘failed’ young people

BVI News

At a time when the territory’s political parties have been jostling to win the support of youth voters, the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) has accused the two dominant political parties of not doing enough to address the social development issues facing the territory’s young people.

Fahie blasted, challenged to prove corruption

BVI News

Questioning whether Opposition legislator Andrew Fahie knows the real meaning of corruption, the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) has challenged him to provide proof that there is corruption in the government.

DOMINICA

PM rubbishes sickness claims

Da Vibes

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has dispelled rumors that he is unwell and seeking medical attention, describing it as an “evil practice” and “malicious statement”.

UWP wants discussion on alternative House Speaker

Da Vibes

The Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) wants an audience with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and the government to discuss an alternative nominee for Speaker of the House of Assembly.

Roseau MP intervenes in City Council/ vendors’ melee

Da Vibes

Parliamentary representative for Roseau Central Joseph Isaac has called on the Mayor of Roseau Irene John to suspend a decision to relocate roadside vendors to the Roseau Market.

ST.KITTS & NEVIS

Douglas : "Invite those who call themselves Unity...to Crossover"

WinnFM

Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas rang the bell before a massive crowd of supporters in Buckley’s Tuesday night, declaring that the St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party and its coalition partner the Nevis Reformation Party, would sweep the elections.

Opposition Lawyers Arguing for Judicial Review into Boundaries Report

WinnFM

Senior Counsel Douglas Mendes was late Tuesday afternoon making the case for a judicial review into the Boundaries Commission report.

Political parties wooing the ’foreign’ vote

WinnFM

The so called foreign vote as Calypsonian Lady Diva declared during the last Carnival season is indeed a major part of the upcoming general elections.

Election Day Slated for February 16th

WinnFM

Election Day in St. Kitts and Nevis is Monday 16th February, as has been widely speculated for the past couple of weeks.

ST.VINCENT

Will Grenville Williams become National Security Advisor ?

I-Witness News

Will Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), lawyer Grenville Williams become the National Security Advisor soon ?

ST.LUCIA

UWP political leader to deliver national address

St.Lucia News Online

Political Leader of the United Workers Party, Mr. Allen Chastanet, will deliver his New Year’s address tonight, Wednesday January 28th, 2015.

ECONOMIE

GRENADA

Heavyweight American investors eying Grenada’s Energy Sector

Grenada Government

A group of heavyweight American investors is in Grenada exploring opportunities in several key sectors including energy.

SANTÉ

ST.VINCENT

St. Vincent sends samples to Trinidad to confirm Nigerian has malaria

I-Witness News

The Ministry of Health said on Tuesday that it has sent two samples to the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) for confirmation that a Nigerian in St. Vincent and the Grenadines has malaria, a mosquito-borne infectious disease, as local tests have shown.

SECURITE ET JUSTICE

ST.LUCIA

American tourist still waiting for police update

St.Lucia News Online

An American tourist, who accused a male police officer of abusing him on the Marigot Beach on December 15, said he is still waiting for an update from the Police Complaints Department.

RELATIONS REGIONALES ET INTERNATIONALES

ANTIGUA

Prime Minister Browne tells US that energy security requires finance

Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has told the United States that its proposal for achieving energy security in the Caribbean overlooks the most important constraint, finance.

A&B appoints two new overseas-based tourism executives

Antigua Observer

The Ministry of Tourism has appointed two new executives to the Antigua & Barbuda Tourism Authority (ABTA).

ST.LUCIA

Many Climate Change Concerns – Caribbean Negotiators Meet Here Ahead of Crucial Paris Talks

The Voice SLU Online

CLOSE to three dozen representatives from various countries and organizations are meeting this week at the Bay Gardens Hotel as Caribbean negotiators prepare for the upcoming Paris talks in December.

CHRONIQUES

THE VOICE SLU ONLINE

The Fuel Prices Debate – One Month Is Better Than Three

By Alexis B. Montegomery

THE Market Pass Through (MPT) system has been in the news in Saint Lucia quite a bit and has caused a number of pointed questions to be raised by the public.

What About Rights To Food Clothing, Water and Shelter ?

By Earl Bousquet

IN all today’s global talk about rights and freedoms, I often get the impression that the world has forgotten the basic human rights of life – to food and water, clothing and shelter.

Dernière modification : 03/02/2015

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