Jamaica

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
A schoolchild walks past a row of fishing boats on the beach near Alligator Pond, Jamaica in March, 2004. (Photo: Gerry Manacsa/Wikimedia/cc)
Thanks to policies imposed by the International Monetary Fund and embraced by the domestic government, the Caribbean nation of Jamaica—saddled with poverty and international debt—has the most severe austerity budget on the planet, a new report from the U.S.-based Center for Economic and Policy Research reveals. Entitled Partners in Austerity:...
Desmond Brown, IPS News
LIMA, Peur - For more than 10 years, Mildred Crawford has been “a voice in the...

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