Caribbean Report 02-08-1988

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Caribbean Report 02-08-1988

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Title: Caribbean Report 02-08-1988
Author: Crosskill, Hugh (anchor); Helm, Sarah (interviewee); Timmins, Jerry (correspondent); Mitchell, Keith (interviewee); Tomlinson, Allan (correspondent); Matthew, Cyril (interviewee); Cowdrey, Chris (interviewee)
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1. Headlines – (Hugh Crosskill) (00:00-00:44)
2. Notting Hill’s Carnival Arts Committee accused of being unprofessional and open to charges of corruption. Hugh Crosskill interviews journalist Sarah Helm regarding a leaked report on the committee’s operations. (00:50-03:35)
3. Caribbean airline LIAT comes under fire from Grenada’s aviation minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, for what he sees as the airline’s high level of complacency stemming from its monopolistic position in the region’s airline industry. The BBC’s Jerry Timmins interviews Dr. Mitchell regarding his views on the airline’s operations. (03:36-06:18)
4. Amidst fears of a possible AIDS epidemic in the Caribbean in the next few years, the Cuban government has embarked on a controversial set of strategies aimed at combatting and controlling the disease. The BBC’s Allan Tomlinson reports on some of the measures taken by the government of Cuba to control the disease. (06:19-09:54)
5. Financial News – (Jerry Timmins) This segment includes brief comments from Cyril Matthew, Managing Director of the Winward Islands Banana Association, WINBAN. (10:00-11:17)
6. Hugh Crosskill interviews Cyril Matthew, Managing Director of WINBAN regarding the drop in banana sales in Britain. (11:22-12:44)
7. Cricket -- In this segment Hugh Crosskill interviews England’s Captain Chris Cowdrey, who has withdrawn from the team for the upcoming fifth and final test match between the West Indies and England due to an injury. (12:45-14:21)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13140
Date: 1988-08-02


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