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Iceland: Government and trade unions impose IMF austerity measures

Posted by seumasach on July 14, 2009

Jordan Shilton

WSWS

14th July, 2009

On June 26, a comprehensive agreement was announced between Iceland’s government, trade unions and employers’ organisations, containing plans for sharp public spending cuts and tax hikes. The “stability pact” had been under negotiation for several weeks and is in response to pressure from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the government to seek a balanced budget by 2013.

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Iceland Protests Continue

Posted by seumasach on July 3, 2009

News Frettir

27th June, 2009

It is estamated that 300 people are gathered in Austurvöllur to protest the Icesave deal. The protests were orginized by the Voices Of the People. In a statement it says that in addition they are protesting the governments indifference in matters concerning homes and businesses and demanded that they start trying the white collar criminals immediatly.

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