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IDB: Empower SMEs to create more jobs in the Caribbean

Caribbean Employment Inc. CEO says more jobs and SME growth go hand-in-hand BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Strengthening small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will directly lead to more jobs in the Caribbean. [caption id="attachment_3951" align="alignright" width="300"] The IDB says strengthening SMEs will lead to more job growth.[/caption] This is according to a new report undertaken by the…
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Bahamas blue economy to benefit from $200 million IDB boost

IDB estimates blue economy indirectly contributes to up to 50 percent of Bahamas’ GDP, up to 73 percent of employment  NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Nearly 2,000 people employed in the blue economy are set to benefit from a $200 million policy-based guarantee (PBG) recently approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). While the blue economy is…
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