Youth and Development in the Caribbean

Report of the Commonwealth Caribbean Regional Youth Seminar, Port of Spain, Trinidad, August 1970

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Training in Youth Camps, Trade Centres and Vocational Centres

In June 1968 Cabinet decided to inaugurate a National Youth Service for Trinidad and Tobago. The plan states inter alia “This Service will be organised to provide basic education, civil and vocational training for unemployed youth between the ages of 17 and 21. It will be a volunteer two-year programme administered by the Government for about 2,000 young people.”


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