Fund Spins Positive Face on Ja Deal

The International Monetary Fund has put out a video that sells its new $1.25 billion agreement with Jamaica in a positive light. Past agreements in the 1970s and 80s resulted in severe hardships on wage earners, as public sector jobs were cut, social services reduced or eliminated and public assets sold.

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

Puppets of the IMF

David Comissiong, president of the People’s Empowerment Party (of Barbados) argues that the island and other Caribbean countries are becoming puppets of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and marginalising their vulnerable populations.

David Comissiong

About David Comissiong

David Comissiong is a Barbadian attorney-at-law and political activist.