Monthly Archives: May 2024

Formal jobs on the upswing in SVG

KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES — A new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has found that formal jobs in St. Vincent & the Grenadines are on a sharp incline after the COVID-19 pandemic. This marked improvement is particularly noteworthy as many other Caribbean countries continue to struggle with informal employment, which international…
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Top Tips On Navigating Gig Work In The Caribbean

Informal work such as gig work in the Caribbean have been on a sharp uptick since the COVID-19 pandemic, which is understandable considering how dramatically it shifted the status quo in terms of employment in the region. [caption id="attachment_7308" align="alignright" width="444"] Many people turned to informal jobs during the peak of the pandemic. (Photo by…
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IMF encourages Belize to take action to improve labour force participation among women

BELMOPAN, BELIZE — The International Monetary Fund is encouraging officials in Belize to make more of an effort to ensure equal labour force participation between men and women in the country. “At 26.3 percentage points, Belize had one of the largest gaps in labour force participation rates between males and females in the region in…
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