Episode 16: Why The Caribbean May Be Looking At E-Commerce Trade Incorrectly

E-commerce consultant Roger Barrow deconstructs the current Caribbean e-commerce environment, offering insight into the history of the global e-commerce market and how it has limited our capacity to participate. We delve into how we can circumvent these limitations and outline specific ways that Caribbean people can swim with the current e-commerce tide instead of against it—one such method is by shifting our focus towards the service element of e-commerce trade instead of on the physical goods aspect.

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Episode 15: Our Educational System Will Not Sustain Our Economic Future—And Here's Why

This episode's discussion features Benjamin Niles, Chairman of the Barbados Vocational Training Board (BVBT), and centres on education. Our host Collis Williams purports that we the people of the Caribbean are not harnessing the power of logistics as we should; a problem that is clearly rooted in the way in which we were educated. Niles argues that we were taught to retain and regurgitate instead of the power of creative thought. The two agree that in the Caribbean, education as we know it must desperately be reinterpreted, and offer a few suggestions on how we can go about this behemoth of a task.

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