Caribbean Report 24-02-1989

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Caribbean Report 24-02-1989

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Title: Caribbean Report 24-02-1989
Author: Patrick, Soraya (anchor); Powell, Christopher (correspondent); Humphrey, Chester (interviewee); Gordon, Ken (interviewee); McCrory, Glen (interviewee); Lawless, Terry (interviewee); Leonard, Sugar Ray (interviewee); Tyson, Mike (interviewee)
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1. Headlines: Cuba's claims to a clean human rights record was rejected by the United Nations; a Grenadian trade unionists hits back at government's criticism; and, on the eve of the Tyson/Bruno encounter, the experts shout their odds (00:00-00:48)
2. The United Nations' first ever report on the human rights situation in Cuba listed hundreds of allegations of gross violations and included torturing and subjecting prisoners to cruel and degrading treatment (00:00:49-02:42)
3. Interview with Chester Humphrey, Executive Secretary of the Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union on the success of lobbying with his British counterparts in London (02:43-06:36)
4. Financial News (06:37-07:27)
5. Ken Gordon, Minister of Tourism in the Trinidad and Tobago's governmnet outlined plans to develop the islands' tourism industry in Europe and in particular, Milan (07:28-10:00)
6. Interviews with Glenn McCrory, Tyson's sparring partner; Terry Lawless, Bruno's Manager; and Boxers, Sugar Ray Leonard and Mike Tyson on the eve of the Tyson/Bruno fight for the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas (10:01-12:08)
7. The Britsh Press coverage of events of interest to the Caribbean: increase black MPs for political represenation in Britain; Ben Johnson's coach, Charle Francis was to give evidence before a Royal Commission of Enquiry into Drug Abuse in Sports; the Bruno/Tyson fight in Las Vegas; and, where crooks get a ticket to hide (12:09-15:05)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/11456
Date: 1989-02-24


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