Written by OECS Commission
Friday, 02 September 2016
Tourism officials in Saint Lucia are ecstatic about the considerable increase in the number of yacht calls to the island. Statistics released from the Saint Lucia Tourist Board revealed double-digit growth (28.8%) in yachting arrivals for the period January to June 2016, in comparison to the same period in 2015.
The Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. (CAB) is strongly supporting IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde’s proposed approach to dealing with the de-risking/correspondent banking issue that threatens some regional economies. It’s her suggestion that “it is a collective action problem that calls for a collective solution” that is getting her a thumbs up from the CAB.
Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 24th 2016 – The Park Hyatt St. Kitts at Christophe Harbour is inviting Kittitians and Nevisians to bring their résumés to several community information sessions this week, where members of its management team will share details of employment opportunities. No advance reservation is necessary to attend.