Author Bios

Christine Marrett

 Christine Marrett is Senior Programme Officer, Office of External Relations Inter- and Intra-institutional Collaboration, Open Campus, The University of the West Indies

Aritcles by this author:

  •   “It’s not an easy road”, sang Buju Banton in his 1995 hit of the same title. For small, developing countries like Jamaica, economically the road has never been easy. Since the global recession which started in 2008, the road has got even more difficult. No sector has been spared the ravages of the recession, including the three major sources of income for many Jamaicans: tourism, remittances and mining. The loss of jobs during this recession should certainly have dispelled totally any notion of a “job for life”...