At a time when global youth unemployment continues to be rife, the USAID-funded Skills and Knowledge for Youth Employment (SKYE) program in Guyana has supported the development of another 50 new small business owners. And, as a result, the Government of Guyana is set to sponsor 50 more entrepreneurs under the youth empowerment program.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have signed agreements representing US$165 million development assistance support from the United States Government to countries of the Eastern and Southern Caribbean.
As part of the USD $5.8 million USAID-funded OECS Juvenile Justice Reform Project (JJRP), four juvenile justice officials from the Commonwealth of Dominica are currently participating in a study tour in Missouri, USA from November 2 to November 6. This follows a recent tour by a team from Grenada.
Young entrepreneurs were encouraged to dream big, take risks, and affix their “brand” onto the world stage at today’s opening ceremony of the Caribbean Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (C-YES) at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Hastings, Barbados.
Through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United States government provided assistance that helped mitigate the devastating impact of Tropical Storm Erika for one small community on the west coast of Dominica.
Last updated: January 22, 2016