Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Young people sidelined*


Trinidad and Tobago is one of the—if not the—richest Caribbean nations, but the question that remains to be asked is: are the riches really getting to the citizens? Primarily the young people, who only hear they are needed around election time.

According to the 2016 Commonwealth Report on the Global Youth Development Index, Trinidad and Tobago is ranked among the ten lowest-scoring nations when it comes to opportunity for youth with employment and economic advancement.

 

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