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Antigua axes work permits for CARICOM nationals

New policy could make it easier for Caribbean workers to get jobs in Antigua SAINT JOHN’S, ANTIGUA & BARBUDA — Caribbean jobseekers who are open to relocating for work could possibly have an easier time finding a job in Antigua & Barbuda in the future. This is thanks to a new policy by the government,…
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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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