Caribbean Report 16-03-1993

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Caribbean Report 16-03-1993

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Title: Caribbean Report 16-03-1993
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Abu Bakr, Yasin (interviewee); Sobian, Keith (interviewee); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Naipaul, V.S (interviewee); Burroughs, Andrew (correspndent); Martin, Lionel (correspondent); Johnson, Anthony (interviewee); Khan, Bobby (interviewee)
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Headlines with anchor Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:26).
1. Nine months after being freed on a charge of trying to violently overthrow the Trinidad and Tobago government, Muslimeen Leader Yasin Abu Bakr is complaining that the long delay by the government in filing the grounds of appeal against the High Court Order to compensate the insurgence amounts to oppression, and is threatening retaliation action (00:27-04:36).
2. There has been a mixed response to Barbados’s 1992/1993 budget, with its main elements being a two year wage freeze and indirect taxes to finance a budget deficit of just over 23 million dollars (04:37 -07:10).
3. A British business tycoon Spencer Trethewy says that he plans to set up an airline (Cunard Airways) to fly the Barbados to London route. However, both the Barbados and the UK Civil Aviation Authority says that it has received no application for licenses (07:11 -08:47).
4. Trinidadian born writer V.S Naipaul has been awarded the first prestigious David Cohen British Literature Prize by the Arts Council of England in 1993 (08:48 11:28).
5. Cuba has been careful not to editorialize on its coverage of the present Russian crisis (11:29 -13:47).
6. Haiti’s exiled President Jean Bertrand Aristide wants US President Bill Clinton to use naval ships to cut off oil and weapons supply to his country (13:48 -14:46).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13066
Date: 1993-03-16


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