Tag Archives: skills training

Guyana trains women to be solar electricians

41 women trained in photovoltaic tech GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — More women are venturing into new industries and jobs in the Caribbean, thanks to several women’s empowerment initiatives being undertaken across several nations. [caption id="attachment_5838" align="alignright" width="349"] Graduates of Guyana's Board of Industrial Training’s (BIT) Women’s Economic Empowerment Programme.[/caption] In one of the most recent initiatives,…
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Empowerment programmes help women get jobs in St. Lucia

Entrepreneurship and skills training programmes target single mothers, young women CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — More women are getting access to legitimate jobs in St. Lucia thanks to new programmes that aim to assist young women and single mothers particularly. One programme is funded in conjunction with the Saint Lucia Social Development Fund, while the other…
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IMF: Caribbean nations should increase skilled labour

Despite rapid economic rebound, the Caribbean’s not out of the woods just yet BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As the Caribbean continues its rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, a major global financial organization is urging the region to focus on skilled labour to help that recovery along. The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its most recent economic…
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Barbados govt. relaunches youth World of Work Training programme

Two-week programme to help young Barbadians develop critical soft skills, boost employability  BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Another cohort of young Barbadians are benefitting from the type of practical job training that will lend well to future employability as the Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Third Sector has just this past Monday resumed its World of…
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