Caribbean Business Report for 3rd August 2020

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We’re getting some sunshine this week – a break from rough weather…nothing moving across from the coast of Africa. So take this opportunity to secure your roof, or clear drains.Or that long overdue paint job. The special at Harris Paints is still on.


And don’t forget we still have a COVID-19 reality to deal with. So take no chances. Wear a mask and social distance. J.E. Bergasse will help with signage.


In the meantime here are this week’s headlines:

  • #SDM2020 transitions to full virtual experience
  • ISL making land available for housing and commercial uses
  • Manage worry and stress with Dale Carnegie training for 2020
  • Republic Bank records US$115.86 million in third quarter profits
  • Massy to support exciting sustainable paper alternatives project in Babonneau
  • St. Lucia woos Caribbean visitors through “Bubblecation”
  • St. Lucia to develop Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
  • OECS continues dialogue on the Blue Economy
  • Government renews insurance for fisheries sector
  • St. Lucia first in EC with Electronic Public Procurement application
  • British Airways returns
  • PM Chastanet in Dominica discussion on air transportation
  • Wedding planner using technology to restructure business in COVID era
  • Scholarship from Medical and Dental Association
  • St. Kitts CBI thrives in spite of Coronavirus
  • Sagicor assists St. Vincent police
  • Antigua discusses cruise business
  • Air Antilles connecting St Lucia-Barbados
  • Palm Island Resorts reopening in the Grenadines
  • Caribbean finance report
  • Dominica announces entrepreneurship visa programme

Do have a productive week.

Bernard Fanis