Month: June 2014

IMF, Simpson-Miller – Fixing an Economy of Exclusion, and a Wasteland of Discarded Potential

The visit of Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund to Jamaica June 25 – 27, represents a game changer from the almost 40 years of bitter and acrimonious relationship between the government administrations of Jamaica and the FUND. This bitter and hostile relationship prompted former prime minister, Michael Manley, in 1978 to …

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Christine Lagarde

IMF’s Lagarde Calls for Caribbean Partnership for Building the Future

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine, Lagarde has identified partnership among Caribbean Countries and with the IMF as the way to tackle stifling debt, growing unemployment and threats to the natural and built environment. In a speech at the University of the West Indies campus at Mona, in the greater Kingston area …

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Big Brother Software Giants and the Dumbing Down of Society

Bill Gates is busy saving people in Africa with vaccines but the company he founded is creating a new technological poor over here in the West. Every free application Microsoft has bought has become closed off from independent developers who drove add-on programs to support/enhance user experience with such as the on-line telephony/conferencing software, Skype. …

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