Caribbean Business Report for 12th October 2020

Good day and many thanks for your interest in today’s edition of the Caribbean Business Report [PDF attached] of can be downloaded at


A reminder that we are still in the hurricane season  – there is a system with a 30% chance of cyclone formation – still take no chances;

And as you probably heard from the Covid-19 update last night – the threat is very real – so please wear your mask, remember the social distance protocol, and wash your hands. We are not out of the woods as yet.In the meantime here are this week’s headlines.

  • Jannou and 1st National partner on innovative Debit Card
  • Bay Gardens invites travelers to live and work in St. Lucia
  • 12 year old swims St. Lucia to Martinique in support of mom’s breast cancer
  • BOSL unveils plans for upgraded ATM service
  • Katie Blair will attempt St. Lucia –Martinique channel swim on Tuesday
  • Covid-19 case #29 –reminder to continue to adhere protocols
  • CARICOM issues statement on blacklisting by European Community
  • Queen’s Birthday Honors List 2020
  • Twenty signed up for GET IN THE RING 2020
  • Veteran planner pioneers Covid-19 wedding protocols
  • Natalie John of Dreamy Weddings contributes to Methodist school
  • Managing and recycling plastics
  • First phase of the Derek Walcott Square upgrade
  • Grand Hyatt St. Lucia to mark first Hyatt-branded hotel on the island of St. Lucia
  • Sea Island Cotton shop appoints a new managing director
  • Digicel earns Award for the Best Mobile Coverage in St. Lucia
  • EC Partial Guarantee Corporation launched
  • St. Kitts report restricted to legitimate business only
  • Second citizenship facilitates British Education
  • Caribbean finance report
  • Antigua hosts talks on cruise tourism
  • ECCB pleads with banks –invest in youth and women
  • Dominica launches safe in nature programme

Do have a productive day
Bernard Fanis