Minister Tufton: Nurses and other healthcare professionals are next on the agenda KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The government is looking to hire more than 1,000 new, permanent doctors over the next year or more, according to Minister of Health & Wellness Dr. Christopher Tufton. The move is an effort to shore up the country’s healthcare system…Read more
Could AI replace jobs in the Caribbean?
The exciting prospects of AI advancement cast a grim shadow on the future of formal jobs in the Caribbean & Latin America BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) could potentially result in fewer formal jobs in the Caribbean, which in turn could cause job informality to skyrocket and leave thousands of people…Read more
SVG commits to improving conditions for workers
Labour minister promises labour improvements are on the agenda for 2023 and beyond KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES — As the world recognized International Labour Day, or May Day, on May 1, the government of SVG promised workers a better year ahead in terms of labour conditions. [caption id="attachment_6497" align="alignright" width="232"] Saint Vincent &…Read more
Lack of employment opportunities has Dominicans concerned
Inflation, crime and jobs are the top three concerns among Dominicans SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — The perception of a possible lack of jobs in the Dominican Republic nears the top of the list of concerns for citizens and residents in the country. This is according to a recent survey undertaken by the Gallup group,…Read more