Caribbean Report 05-02-1992

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Caribbean Report 05-02-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 05-02-1992
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Ransome, Debbie (correspondent); Joseph, Avon (interviewee); Martin, Lionel (correspondent); Enright, Derrick (interviewee); Boyd, Mark Lennox (interviewee); Brownie, Mickey (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Debbie Ransome reports on the debate over the United States decision for the repatriation of Haitian refugees (00:32-03:05)
3. Report on the threats being made on the life of Father Avon Joseph, a methodist priest in Haiti, and interview with him on his views on the United States embargo on Haiti (03:06-09:00)
4. Report on the attempt by the United States to tighten the embargo against Cuba and the introduction of legislation by the United States House and Senate designed to plug the holes in its 30 year trade blockade against Cuba, if the proposed legislation is passed (09:01-09:46)
5. Report on the ending of a trial in Cuba in which 9 persons were charged with the killing of 3 soldiers in an attempt to flee the island and Lionel Martin reports from Havanna on the call for the imposing of the death sentence (09:47-11:37)
6. Report on the call in the British House of Commons by labour party M.P. Derrick Enright for the British government to protect the Caribbean sugar industry from new world trade regimes while Mark Lennox Boyd, the Parliamentary undersecretary of state for foreign and commonwealth affairs assured that the Caribbean was being remembered during European negotiations (11:38-13:09)
7. Report on the pressure under which the Caribbean preferential relations with the European community are under and interview with Mickey Brownie of the Caribbean Sugar Producers Association, who argues strongly against any attempt by Europe to abandon preferential arrangements (13:10-14:10)
8. Report on the introduction of United States legislation designed to plug the holes in the 30 year trade blockade against Cuba and statements by Dick Cheney that Fidel Castro's days in power were numbered without the support of the former Soviet Union and the safety valve which the U.S. provided for assylum to Cuban dissidents allowed Castro to stay in power so long (14:11- 15:00)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13165
Date: 1992-02-05


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