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ECLAC: C’bean youth jobless rates alarming

29 July 15 - The Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean yesterday described as “alarming” the unemployment rate among young people in the Caribbean. Economic affairs officer of United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Michael Hendrickson said, although economic growth in the Caribbean increased from 1.3 per cent in 2013 to 2.3 per cent in 2014, the rate of unemployment did not fall proportionately.