The cultural and creative industries can become a key source of sustainable employment for young Jamaicans if the right policies are in place, argues guest blogger Meeckel B. Beecher, Jamaica's Youth Ambassador to the UN. Read more >>
Talk about a new kind of jamming in Jamaica. Reggae, dancehall, ska step aside. Thousands of Jamaican youth are expected to jam to jobs, jobs and more jobs when they get together at the end of the month for Digital Jam 2.0, a virtual job fair with global accents. Read more >>
"Should only men be allowed to be builders, heavy machinery drivers, or electricians? No — I want to be able to do these jobs too." The young woman expressing this opinion is Edelène. She is 17 years old and dropped out of school in the third grade because her family could no longer afford to pay her school fees. Read more >>
"Youth are the #Caribbean's greatest asset & finding ways to tap their talent is a priority for the #caribgrowth forum "
"If you agree that the region is 'brimming with potential,' please join us at the Caribbean Growth Forum "