Caribbean Report 30-03-1993

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Caribbean Report 30-03-1993

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Title: Caribbean Report 30-03-1993
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Allen, Gary (correspondent); Meeks, Brian (interviewee); Robersts, Michael (correspondent); Brenner, Philip (interviewee); Sarandon, Susan (interviewee); Robbins, Tim (interviewee)
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Headlines with anchor Debbie Ransome (00:08)
1. In Jamaica the 1993 general elections has been marred by violence and apparent malfunctioning of the election machinery. This has incited in alarming incidents of election related violence resulting in fatalities and serious injuries in the country (00:00-10:40).
2. Barbados and Cuba saw alterations to their existing parliaments. In Barbados trade unionist Leroy Trotman carried out a threat to quit the party. And, in Cuba 37 year old Roberto Robina has been sworn in as Foreign Minister the youngest person to be given that portfolio in Cuba (10:41- 11:30).
3. The plight of HIV infected Haitians was addressed at the Oscar Awards as Hollywood couple Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins just before announcing the awards called on the Clinton administration to release the 266 Haitians being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (11:31-12:25).
4. Once again, the Jamaica elections and the violence situation resurfaces in this BBC Caribbean report (12:26- 14:58).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13134
Date: 1993-03-30


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