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Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan (left), in talks with Clinton White, USAID Regional Representative for the Eastern and Southern Caribbean, during the Closeout Workshop for USAID’s Local Capacity for Local Solutions Project.

Need for greater collaboration between Government and NGOs

IN order to effectively address the needs of people in the society, Government must work closely with civil society organisations.

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Co-owner of Pizza Bums, Michael Prescod places a pizza in the portable oven for a customer at Browne’s Beach. 

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Entrepreneur and co-owner of Pizza Bums, Rodney Prescod gives assistant Gabriel Rampersaud some advice as he collects the pizza orders at Browne’s Beach on Sunday. Prescod collaborates with his colleague and co-owner, Michael Prescod (not in photo) to prepare the pizzas. For Rodney, this venture is just one of many as he plans to launch a healthy food brand and book in 2020.

Positive outcome

Entrepreneur Rodney Prescod has an incredible story to tell about his recovery from a path of poor health to one of recovery. 

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Entrepreneur and graphic artist, Reeka-Lynn Selman took her love of snow cones and created the business “Sweet Ice” which sells snow cones made with natural flavours.

A love for the sweet ice

Have you ever had a love for something that could become a business? For 31-year-old, Reeka-Lynn Selman she did just that by turning her passion into an exciting venture.


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