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Young entrepreneurs shine at regional summit

September 28th, 2015 — Young entrepreneurs from across the Eastern and Southern Caribbean were encouraged to dream big, take risks, and affix their “brand” onto the world stage at the opening ceremony of the Caribbean Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (C-YES) at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Hastings, Barbados, on September 24.

The United States Ambassador to Barbados, the Eastern Caribbean, and the OECS, Dr. Larry Palmer, delivered remarks at the opening ceremony and congratulated over 21 young entrepreneurs who showcased business ventures including jewelry handcrafted by survivors of abuse and domestic violence, image consulting, computer animation, cosmetic production, and food goods.