Caribbean Business Report for 18th November 2019

As the award season continues we congratulate Bank of Saint Lucia for its big win at the ECCB Bank Awards. Details in the today’s edition. You will also be able to view the actual awards ceremony – via the report or on Calabash TV this evening from 8:00pm. ECFH just last month celebrated its shareholders through an informational seminar. View the report here.


Also Tis the Season for promotions and campaigns with Flow announcing their offerings for the season. And talking about FLOW check out their efforts to help identify St. Lucia’s next high jumper done in collaboration with Levern Spencer. See the video link in today’s CBR

And congrats to the Government of St. Lucia and Northwest, agents for Kia for gifting Levern Spencer a 2019 Kia Sportage!

And talking about Christmas promotions do check out the details in today’s CBR of the attractive offerings from J.E. Bergasse.

Also congratulations to Harris Paints for teaming up with Calabash TV and the Caribbean Business Report in providing coverage of the December Festivals – as St. Lucia celebrates Christmas 2019.

Cool Breeze Car and Jeep Rentals also a sponsor – a company continuing the rich tradition of southern/west coast business that have gone on to become respected national corporations among them – Carasco and Son, J. Q. Charles, Valmont and a few others that we will feature in 2020.

In the meantime here are this week’s main stories.

  • Bank of Saint Lucia wins ECCB award for Technological Innovation
  • SLASPA Anticipates Projected Increases in Cruise Traffic
  • Gordon Julien – Country Manager for Republic Bank EC Ltd
  • Show Me The Money! – Understanding Financial Statements
  • Making investment opportunities more attractive to foreign investors
  • St. Lucia’s NATMED among firms receiving EU development fund
  • SLTA engage Chicago media in promoting inaugural flight
  • Cool Breeze Car and Jeep Rental – a success story from the West
  • Levern Spencer drives off in gifted 2019 Kia Sportage
  • State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium planned for December
  • Mango Bowl Regatta launch this Wednesday
  • UWI’s software engineering students in China
  • Bay Gardens Resorts wins ninth St. Lucia Business Award
  • Community powered tourism in Fond Gens Libre
  • Laborie inventor wins Prime Minister’s Award for Innovation

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Do have a productive week.
Bernard Fanis