Future plans for other skilled workers to go on exchange throughout the region BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Just shy of 20 Caribbean teachers have been dispatched to different CARICOM nations this month as part of a new programme aimed to further the goals of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). The CSME initiative has been…Read more
Guyana expected to need 160K more workers
Migration institute suggests Guyana turn to diaspora, foreign workers and CARICOM CSME to meet projected job growth GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Guyana, dubbed the fastest-growing economy in the world for 2022, will need 160,000 more workers to keep up with its economic boom. [caption id="attachment_5230" align="alignright" width="300"] Guyana is believed to be one of the fastest-growing…Read more
Youth activist pushes for free movement, retention of highly skilled workers within Caribbean region
SVG lecturer says free movement of highly skilled workers can be capitalized on; suggests governments find ways to entice skilled diaspora to “keep in tune” with home KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES — Caribbean countries should facilitate the free movement of skilled workers while also finding ways to encourage their skilled diaspora to remain…Read more
Is CSME the key to the region’s recovery?
ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA — The ambitious CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) initiative, first introduced in 1989 but yet to be enacted, could be the key to the Caribbean’s post-COVID recovery, regional leaders are suggesting.Read more