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Jamaica in the 1980s (3 of 3) [Video]

Jamaica in the 1980s (3 of 3) [Video]

Kali McCarthy

March 25th, 2013


SeagaEdward Seaga’s Reagan-friendly government took Jamaica in a different direction to Manley’s leftist government. The island was once again open to business to global Corporate interests but, surprise surprise, things got worse for the average Jamaican. Michael Manley returned to the hotseat in the latter part of the 1980s but by then, it was too late to really continue the reforms that he had begun in the 1970s.

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