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Innovation, digitization in MSMEs will drive Caribbean job growth

Caribbean Export Development Agency highlights tourism, music, film, digital services as key areas that can create more jobs  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — The micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) of the Caribbean can drive job growth, especially through digitization in a “post-COVID” environment. This is according to the Caribbean Export Development Agency, the only regional trade…
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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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Millions of dollars to be pumped into Jamaica’s orange economy as entertainment sector reopens

Financial grants, loan facilities to operate alongside discounted permit, venue rental fees  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The government yesterday announced millions of dollars’ worth of grants and loan facilities will be made available to orange economy workers and businesses in an effort to help get them back on their feet as the entertainment sector was officially…
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Nearly 1,400 orange economy workers in Jamaica to receive grant payment

ECCI COVID-19 Grant programme for workers in entertainment, culture and creative industries oversubscribed  KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Nearly 1,400 workers in the orange economy whose livelihoods were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are set to receive a one-time payment of $60,000 from the government. The orange economy, also known as the creative economy, includes professions such…
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