Caribbean Business Report for 1st July 2019

The Caribbean Business Report for 1st July 2019 can be read below


St. Lucia will from Wednesday host CARICOM leaders for the 40th Heads of Conference. Today the Secretary General will engage Youth at a forum to be held at the Government Information Service. 
The St. Lucia Tourism Authority today welcomes its new CEO Beverly Nicholson-Doty –  she’s been the Commissioner of Tourism for the US Virgin Islands for the past 12 years. Congratulations to Ms. Nicholson-Doty.
Also we celebrate the 2019 inductees into the Insurance Council’s Hall of Fame and a very interesting business model driving a mushroom production entity operational in Marquis. Get the details in today’s CBR.
The finalists for the Calypso showdown of 2019 will be announced this morning. Should make for an intriguing final. The police will hold their Kaiso Headquarters competition this Friday.
In the meantime, here are this week’s news stories.

  • Five new inductees into the Insurance council’s Hall of Fame
  • CARICOM leaders meet in St. Lucia this week
  • CARICOM says increased advocacy on blacklisting necessary
  • Youth-owned mushroom farm provides a model for business
  • CARICOM essay competition to focus on business
  • I A M Jet Centre set to open five-star facility December 2019
  • Beverly Nicholson-Doty is the new CEO of Tourism Authority
  • Business sustainability and minimum down time
  • The Chamber’s HR Connects slated to July 10th  
  • Global Top Selling hosted at Minister’s Brunch
  • Saint Lucia Tourism Authority Honours Global Piton Award Winners
  • SLTA honours Global Piton Award winners

Do have a productive week.– 
Bernard Fanis