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Reversing the Brain Drain in Trinidad and Tobago: Can South American Migrants Offer A Viable Solution?

By Michele Reis | Fall 2006

The paper makes a case for looking at Venezuelan/South American immigrants as one possible method in assisting in redressing the imbalance of outflows of intellectual human capital in Trinidad by utilising the skills of these South American migrants. The paper therefore analyses Venezuelan emigration to Trinidad from a human development perspective. The study is timely and is meant to fill a gap where currently very little data are available. The paper concludes by making suggestions with respect to areas of technical cooperation to maximise the benefits of skilled Venezuelans.

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Read More: Education, Jobs, Migration, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Americas

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