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Jamaican Minister Shaw urges job creation for diasporans

“Where we need to improve is by creating more jobs for the diaspora talent pool.” - Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Audley Shaw The Jamaican government must create more jobs to attract diasporans, charged Jamaican Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Audley Shaw, who at the recent Caribbean Future Summit dubbed the nation’s diaspora…
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Jamaican govt aims to generate 70,000 digital services jobs by 2025

Minister Shaw underscores “critical goal” of shifting the makeup of the workforce towards higher-skilled jobs  The government of Jamaica is undertaking ambitious development of its digital services sector, according to Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce Audley Shaw, with a view to generate some 70,000 digital services jobs within the next five years. Speaking the…
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St. Lucia minister says embracing digitization can lead to new business and job growth

Minister Hippolyte outlines the importance of e-commerce in enhancing job growth in St. Lucia’s economy  CASTRIES, ST. LUCIA — The nation must fully embrace digitization to seize new business opportunities, foster job growth and ultimately restore the economy, asserted Minister for Commerce, Manufacturing, Business Development, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs Emma Hippolyte. As the St. Lucia…
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Digital skills training rolled out to fill in-demand tech jobs in Jamaica

KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The Caribbean has long contended with a skills gap challenge among its workforce, but Jamaica moved one step closer to solving that problem by partnering with Microsoft to launch a five-year Digital Skills Programme.
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