Life & Debt
examines the impact of the
International Monetary Fund
on the Jamaican economy. Loans to the country from these institutions came with special terms, including lifting restrictions on trade, deregulation and privatisation. Instead of improving the social and economic situation in Jamaica, production moved overseas leading to increased unemployment and reduced infrastructure. In the name of
we witness the destruction that came with these unsuccessful reforms. Click on the image below, then click ‘continue to file’ to watch the full movie:
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