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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…
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More jobs, growth on agenda for orange economy as CARICOM launches Creative Caribbean project

Orange economy of 15 Caribbean countries to benefit from €3M funding from EU, UNESCO, OACPS  [caption id="attachment_4424" align="alignright" width="239"] The Creative Caribbean project will benefit thousands of orange economy workers in the region.[/caption] BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — More jobs and growth are coming to the Caribbean orange economy in the near future as CARICOM launches its…
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New ILO director-general pledges to work on behalf of disenfranchised workers the world over

Former Togo Prime Minister Gilbert F. Houngbo elected next ILO director-general; takes up post Oct. 2022  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As the Caribbean continues its slow but steady economic recovery following the devastating blow of the COVID-19 pandemic, with citizens returning to their jobs and employment projected to increase, the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) incoming director-general…
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Many Caribbean women continue to struggle with formal employment, workplace discrimination

Regional heads urged to empower women, be inclusive when developing policies and legislation  SAN PEDRO, BELIZE — Women are disproportionately impacted by disasters and more likely to struggle with rejoining formal workplaces despite being the heads of an estimated 40 percent of households in Latin America and the Caribbean. This is according to CARICOM Secretary-General…
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