Caribbean Business Report for 24th February 2020

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Independence 41 celebrations are winding down – a few more events are yet to come – and then we get to the celebration of women as the build-up starts to Women’s Day March 8th. During the month Calabash TV will be featuring over 30 women entrepreneurs – and another 40 women who have made a name for themselves in the creative sector. Details in the next edition of the Caribbean Business Report – or you can subscribe to the Calabash TV Facebook page for updates.

Later today we will upload to our Calabash TV YouTube page – an address to the Chamber of Commerce by the Managing Director of Republic Bank Eastern Caribbean – Michelle Palmer.

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

  • Financial institutions ought to treat the elderly with more respect
  • Frances Rub’ now available globally on Amazon
  • Prime Ministers Chastanet, Skerrit and ECCB Governor meet the press
  • Bank of Saint to host Own Your Home Showcase in Vieux-Fort February 29th
  • PM Chastanet welcomes IMF comments on OECS CIP programmes
  • Chamber and SLASPA Getting Down to the Business of Port Castries
  • Caribbean Chamber of Commerce set to launch in Europe
  • Republic Bank (EC) meets Saint Lucia business community
  • Daren Sammy to become honorary citizen of Pakistan
  • St. Lucia wins big at Academy Award of the travel industry
  • New machine-readable OECS Electronic Laissez-Passer for officials
  • Dine in the Dark at the BodyHoliday – make reservations now
  • Saint Lucia welcomes Run for Fun Cruise
  • SLHTA meets Saint Lucia Private Sector Council
  • PMDU visit to discuss airlift
  • GURU Pushes for Agro-Tourism Linkages
  • 1st Phase of the Market Redevelopment Project almost ready
  • Author and educator growing buddy culture in St. Lucia

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Bernard Fanis