Tag Archives: CSME

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 to welcome foreign healthcare workers

Amended Medical Practitioners’ Bill means more healthcare jobs in Guyana for non-citizens and diaspora GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — The government has changed the law to allow foreign doctors to be registered locally, effectively opening the door for more healthcare jobs in Guyana, including among CARICOM member states. [caption id="attachment_5267" align="alignleft" width="300"] There is intense international competition…
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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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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…
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