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Reducing youth unemployment, promoting entrepreneurship among priorities for Montserrat in 2022

Premier Farrell says his government plans to increase homeownership for young Montserratians while also decreasing youth unemployment  BRADES, MONTSERRAT — Tackling youth unemployment is among the priorities of the government in 2022, said Premier Joseph Farrell during his New Year’s Day address to the nation. As he outlined a series of initiatives his administration plans…
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Youth in agriculture initiative in the works for Trinidad’s On-the-Job Training Programme

OJT striving to make impact on young people in rural areas, those who may be keen towards technical-vocational fields  PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — A youth in agriculture initiative is on the table for Trinidad and Tobago’s On-the-Job Training Programme (OJT), said Director Joann David, who noted that the COVID-19 pandemic has emphasized…
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Trinidad’s On-the-Job Training Programme sees some 300 placements per month amid pandemic

OJT Director David issues clarion call for companies to come onboard and accept trainees  PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO — Despite the challenges many companies faced amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Trinidad and Tobago’s On-the-Job Training Programme (OJT) has been placing around 300 trainees a month in public and private sector workplaces in a bid…
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New graduates face ‘roadblocks’ to employment when returning home to the Caribbean

Bermuda minister, Cayman political aspirant urge local businesses to provide new graduates with relevant experience for gainful employment  HAMILTON, BERMUDA — Speaking to challenges of immigration and the labour market during a recent Territories Talk panel, Bermuda Minister of Labour Jason Hayward said new graduates who studied abroad and returned home are facing a “roadblock”…
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