Caribbean Report 08-03-1993

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Caribbean Report 08-03-1993

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Title: Caribbean Report 08-03-1993
Author: Rowe, Yvette (anchor); Thompson, Pat (interviewee); Ransome, Debbie (correspondent); Conklin, Geraldine (correspondent); Allen, Gary (correspondent); Seaga, Edward (interviewee); Patterson, Percival (interviewee); Williams, Eddie (correspondent)
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Headlines with anchor Yvette Rowe (00:00-00:26).
1. There are moves in the US Congress to present a Caribbean Basin Initiative Enhancement Bill that Commerce can help CARICOM countries with the initial effects of the NAFTA Agreement (00:27- 03:35).
2. Thousands of people demonstrated in Puerto Rico to save the 936 Programme which has provided millions of investment dollars to Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad, Dominica and other Caribbean states (03:36- 06:00).
3. A conference chaired by Dutch Prime Minister Ruud Lubbers on the future of the Netherlands Antilles opened in Curacao to discuss more autonomy within the Kingdom of the Netherlands (06:01-08:31).
4. Pro self determination activists - The United St. Maarten Organization, in St. Maarten- Phillipsburg have blocked roads into the main town, in protest of the dissolution of the current Dutch St. Maarten government (08:32-10:53).
5. Expectations of general elections in late March or early April are in the air in Jamaica, and Prime Minister PJ Paterson is expected to announce the date at a rally (10:54-13:36).
6. The Guyanese government has ordered a timber company to stop its destruction of Jones Town – founded by David Koresh leader of a Branch Davidian religious sect aka Jim Jones (13:37-14:53).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/12876
Date: 1993-03-08


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