Caribbean Report 09-01-1991

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Caribbean Report 09-01-1991

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Title: Caribbean Report 09-01-1991
Author: Croskill, Hugh (anchor); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Whitehorne, Pat (correspondent); De Freitas, John (interviewee); Baker, James (interviewee); Martin, Atherton (interviewee); Manley, Michael (interviewee); Musaif, Said (interviewee); Williams, Collin (correspondent)
Description:
1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. The US Secretary of State was unable to avert the possible war in the Gulf as talks breakdown in Geneva without an agreement (00:31-02:43)
3. Mr. Atherton Martin of the London-based Development Group for Alternative Policies explains that the Caribbean needs to get its act together as some countries like Jamaica are experiencing severe financial debts. He advises that economies in the Caribbean region are facing severe challenges and the Caribbean leaders need to invest in regional programs instead of national programs when seeking financial aid from the World Bank and other financial institutions (02:44-8:41)
4. The Senior Vice President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce in Guyana admits that CARICOM is a waste of time. He contends that economic prospects for Guyana lies doing business with Latin America (08:42-10:39)
5. It is reported that uncertainty looms in Kingston, St. Vincent regarding the inaugural sitting of the Constituent Assembly of the Windward Islands (10:40-12:21)
6. Belize and Guyana became the 34th and 35th members of the Organization of American States respectively after being barred previously because of their territorial disputes with Guatemala and Guyana respectively. The Foreign Minister of Belize, Mr. Said Musaif speaks about the benefits of having OAS membership (12:22-15:00)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/11937
Date: 1991-01-09


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