Month: November 2016

Mediation 2016: Innovation in Action

Compete Caribbean recently staged its first ever Caribbean Mediathon in Barbados. The 2-day event which ran from November 22-23, was geared towards Caribbean journalists, communicators, designers and media students. Professionals from Barbados, Bahamas, Belize, Jamaica and St. Kitts, were asked to propose ideas and co-create media projects. On the first day experts from Latin America …

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Compete Caribbean Celebration & Stocktaking Event (Day Two)

Media Release November 22, 2016 Compete Caribbean host regional dialogue on competitiveness The Compete Caribbean Regional Dialogue held at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Tuesday November 22, provided an opportunity for donors and beneficiaries of the Program to reflect on its execution over the past six year, network and build a case for or against …

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Compete Caribbean Celebration & Stocktaking Event (Day One)

Media Release November 21, 2016 Compete Caribbean celebrates end of Phase 1 Compete Caribbean today hosted a ceremony at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre for public and private stakeholders to celebrate its achievements and report on lessons learned from phase one of the program. This private sector development initiative provided technical assistance, grants and investment …

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Mediathon 2016: Highlighting Innovation, Science and Technology

On November 22nd and 23rd, 2016, Compete Caribbean will be hosting its inaugural Mediathon. The purpose of the mediathon is to host a comprehensive discussion on the application of innovation in the fields of journalism and communications to spur competitiveness. Participating teams will be expected to understand the dynamics of the communications sector and design …

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Compete Caribbean gives boost to Business Process Outsourcing Sector in Jamaica

Montego Bay, Jamaica – Since the 1990s, Jamaica has been successful in attracting Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) operations and currently represents 9% of the region’s market in terms of workers, revenue and number of firms. However, as the country seeks to progressive move up the BPO value chain, support is needed in order to improve …

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Compete set to host Regional Policy Dialogue

This month marks the second Regional dialogue hosted by Compete Caribbean. The forum will take place on November 21st and 22nd at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre (LESC), Bridgetown, Barbados. It will seek to share experiences and lessons learnt from the Compete Caribbean program (CC) and its donors and partners: the Government of Canada, the …

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