Caribbean Report 24-03-1993

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Caribbean Report 24-03-1993

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Title: Caribbean Report 24-03-1993
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Trotman, Leroy (interviewee); Martin, Atherton (interviewee); O’connor, Flow (interviewee); Dunkley, Carlyle (interviewee); Golding, Bruce (interviewee); Small, Hugh (correspondent); Norton, Michael (correspondent)
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Headlines with anchor Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:30).
1. Trinidad and Tobago’s most wanted criminal and notorious drug lord Nankissoon Boodram (aka Dole Chadee) was captured on the south western coast of Trinidad by a team of soldiers (00:31-02:40).
2. Speculation is rife in Barbados that senior regional trade unionist Leroy Trotman - General Secretary of the powerful Barbados Workers’ Union plans to resign from the ruling Democratic Labour Party over government’s economic programme and sit in parliament as an independent (02:41-05:15).
3. Regional leaders flew home at the end of their intercessional meeting in Dominica there is suggestion that they should open their regular discussions. Atherton E. Martin, NGO representative suggested creating an avenue to make these discussions more relevant to the man in the street (05:15 – 08:57).
4. Politicians getting a rough ride at the second election campaign debate in Jamaica, following a change in format from the last discussion local talk show hosts were given a chance to press Finance Minister – Hugh Small, his opposition counterpart Bruce Golding and their party colleagues (08:58 -12:15).
5. The pace of negotiations between the United Nations and Haiti’s de facto Authority have appeared to have slowed down, and UN Special Envoy Dante Caputo has returned to Haiti to negotiate a return to democracy (12:16 -14:02).
6. A French newspaper carried an advertisement for the international clothing company – United Colors of Benetton, featuring Cuban leader Fidel Castro as an unwitting model reading a copy of the magazine published by Benetton (14:03 -14:50).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13125
Date: 1993-03-24


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