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“CAYE provides options to create employment”

Entrepreneurship is increasingly seen as the antidote to youth unemployment, writes Ariela St. Pierre-Collins, 18, a Commonwealth Correspondent from the Barbados, who describes a Commonwealth organis... Read more

27.03.15

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“Youths as gladiators in the climate change fight”

Climate change is being felt in the Caribbean, writes Advira Shand, 24, a Correspondent from Manchester in Jamaica, who says that youths should be at the forefront of efforts to limit or reverse the... Read more

20.03.15

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“A Young Commonwealth: the case for idealism”

In keeping with the Commonwealth Day theme for 2015, Alvin Ma, 23, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Canada, encourages fellow Correspondents to be ambassadors of idealism. “It’s a beautiful day,... Read more

13.03.15

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“Be kind to a new friend on Common Courtesy Day”

On Common Courtesy Day, Harnoor Gill, 17, a Commonwealth Correspondent from Georgetown in Canada, urges us to take the time to smile and offer kindness to those around us, especially newcomers. “Lif... Read more

13.03.15

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“Youths are unsuspecting victims of unemployment”

Youth unemployment is a discouraging fact, but Advira Shand, 24, a Correspondent from Manchester in Jamaica, says policy changes and activism can pave the way to solutions. It has become customary t... Read more

27.02.15

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