Caribbean Business Report for 23rd February 2021

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Independence 42 VIRTUAL is all but over – it was a wonderful celebration of what it is to be St. Lucian -and it involves St. Lucians at home and in the diaspora. Let’s hope Independence 43 will be under better circumstances.

In the meantime here are this week’s headlines:

  • Parliament meets today!
  • How is Covid-19 impacting you? The Chamber wants to know
  • Reopening of Pigeon Island National Landmark
  • ECCB Signals approval of RBC sale
  • OECS high-level WTO fisheries workshop starts tomorrow
  • Stay safe with the new Xerox Touchless App
  • Grenada experiments with first DCash transaction at Geo F. Huggins’ Foodland
  • “Building Strong Trade Capacity” free webinars coming up
  • Our youth our future entrepreneurs
  • Strengthening Caribbean-US relations chat February 25th
  • BITT has a new Chief Operations Officer
  • Free certificate course in Smart Farming starting Feb 24th
  • OECS Commends Historic WTO Appointment!
  • Lobster fishery closes on February 28th
  • TASC launches shareable digital consumer newsletter
  • ECCB Digital Dialogues: Feb 25th -Pandemic and Digital Transformation Part II
  • Organisation of American States launched cert training
  • Spotify now in St. Lucia and the Caribbean
  • Reasons why Nigerians invest in Grenada
  • EU drops Barbados, adds Dominica to Blacklist
  • St. Kitts and its tourism protocols
  • Antigua yachting still open for business
  • Soap manufacturing source of income for Dominicans
  • Africans seeking a second passport for security
  • The thriving medical schools in St. Kitts

Do have a productive week.Rgds
Bernard Fanis