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IMF: Light up its darker crannies

IMF: Light up its darker crannies

| August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), which has tormented small Caribbean economies for five decades with austerity measures and fierce conditionalities, has been exposed as adopting utterly different standards towards Europe, especially the countries of the European Currency Union.   That is except for Greece which, throughout its economic crisis, the IMF treated like a third-world country. […]

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The View from Europe: Cyprus,debt and the Caribbean

The View from Europe: Cyprus,debt and the Caribbean

| April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the last few days the Government of Cyprus has begun to implement the measures demanded of it by the European Union, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In return for providing €10 billion (US$13 billion) in support, a sum small by international standards, Europe has taken steps down a route […]

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