Caribbean News – Just Four Caribbean Countries Make The Latest Human Capital Index

England cricketers Jack Russell and Alec Stewart train with some local schoolchildren at the Savannah Park, Port of Spain, Trinidad (Photo by Rebecca Naden – PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)

By NAN Staff Writer

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 19, 2018: Just four Caribbean nations have made been ranked by the new World Bank Human Capital Index after being identified as countries that have recently made significant human capital gains.

The latest index ranked 157 countries by how much economic potential they’re losing in the long-term by not fully investing in human capital – “the knowledge, skills, and health that people accumulate over their lives,” as the World Bank defines it.

It does so by looking at five health and education indicators: child…

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