Bizick
Register a Business

St. Lucia News Online on Bizick Buzz

By Caribbean News Now contributor ARGYLE, St Vincent — Regional prime ministers, Antigua and Barbuda’s Gaston Browne; Barbados’ Mia Mottley; Grenada’s Dr Keith Mitchell; and Saint Lucia’s Allen Chastanet joined the prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), Dr Ralph Gonsalves, on Monday at the Argyle International Airport in St Vincent for an […]

The post LIAT shareholders and stakeholders updated on airline’s restructuring appeared first on

Read more

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Training to strengthen the Dominican Republic drug treatment court programme began on 22 October in Santo Domingo, as part of the Caribbean Forum (CARIFORUM) strategy to tackle the drug problem from the demand side. The two-day capacity building initiative is part of the response under the Drug Demand Reduction (DDR) […]

The post Training to strengthen Dominican Republic drug court programme begins appeared first on

Read more

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Preparations for the 14th hosting of CARIFESTA in Trinidad and Tobago are well underway. The 16th meeting of the interim festival directorate (IFD) was convened in Port of Spain, where planning for CARIFESTA XIV was the main item on the agenda. The IFD team also toured some of the sites […]

The post CARIFESTA XIV preparations in full swing appeared first on Caribbean News Now.

Read more

By Shamkoe Pilé BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — There is a push to remove the seasonality from Barbados’ tourism industry and to make this island a 12-month destination, according to chairman of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and the Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA), Sunil Chatrani. “The prime minister has mentioned a couple of times, […]

The post Barbados aims to become a year-round destination appeared first on Caribbean News Now.<...

Read more

By Denise Dennis KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Bamboo is being explored as a possible alternative to the production of plastic and Styrofoam containers as the Jamaican government embarks on a policy to ban the use of the materials. Minister without portfolio in the ministry of industry, commerce, agriculture and fisheries, J.C. Hutchinson, said the government […]

The post Jamaica exploring use of bamboo as a substitute for plastic, Styrofoam appeared first on

Read more

By Stephen A. Cooper LOS ANGELES, USA — My reggae sixth sense told me it’d be a good idea to buy an extra Rasta-colored ring on the off-chance legendary Jamaican music producer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry might return to Los Angeles; ever since meeting “The Upsetter” last November, I’d been itching to continue our conversation. So […]

The post Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry: “Higher Than Moses” (The Interview) appeared first on Caribbean News Now.

Read more

By Dr Kim Johnson PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The Mighty Shadow, one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most original calypsonians, died on October 23, 2018, just weeks after his 77th birthday. Shadow, whose real name was Winston Bailey, brought poetry to calypso, not just in form but in subject matter, often using Tobago’s folksy reel […]

The post Trinidad and Tobago loses ‘The Mighty Shadow’, the “bassman” of calypso appeared first on

Read more

By Youri A Kemp A superbly produced and broadcast prison documentary done by EyeWitness aired just recently. The piece was powerful, hits to the core and very well produced! The documentary, titled “Sentenced to Suffer”, showed how bad the Bahamas Department of Corrections is. We knew, or had an idea, of how bad it was/is […]

The post Commentary: Prison reform needed, but a better prison facility will do for now appeared first on Carib...

Read more

By Melissa Martin, PhD Bring out cookies, punch, and party hats! It’s time to celebrate National Newspaper Week. “Radio was supposed kill newspapers. It didn’t. Television was supposed to kill newspapers. It didn’t. Neither will the Internet. Newspapers won’t die,” writes Jaime Richards. National Newspaper Week The 78th annual National Newspaper Week is the recognition […]

The post Commentary: Long live newspapers! appeared first on Caribbean News Now.

Read more

Dear Sir: In the midst of the continuing flooding disaster in Trinidad and Tobago, I call on the authorities to redeploy CEPEP and HDC workers into hard-hit communities. Such employees should be properly assigned into areas in which homes are ruined or badly affected and residents are engaged in clean-up and urgent sanitisation activities. In […]

The post Letter: Mobilise HDC and CEPEP! appeared first on Caribbean News Now.

Read more