Caribbean Report 12-02-1992

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Caribbean Report 12-02-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 12-02-1992
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Allen, Gary (correspondent); Coore, David (interviewee); Yohannes, Gebre (interviewee); Brenner, Phillip (interviewee); Martin, Lionel (correspondent); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Trotman, Leroy (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:43)
2. The Jamaican government condemns the U.S. decision to relax the embargo against Haiti and the repatriation of Haitian refugees. Gary Alleyne interviews Jamaica's minister, David Coore, who says the U.S. actions is geared to keeping an illegal government in power (00:44-04:42)
3. Report on the introduction of a bill in the United States Congress to seek an even tighter embargo against Cuba. Interview with Dr. Phillip Brenner at the Chair of International Relations and Foreign Policy at the American University in Washington, who believes the bill introduced would be unrealistic as foreign policy but might become U.S.law in an election year (07:08-09:37)
4. Report on the lack of accreditation of Cuban journalist in the U.S. and the reciprocal treatment to U.S. media personnel by Cuba. However Lionel Martin reports on the airing of a morning show by an American network which is featuring 2 days of broadcast directly from Cuba, and the continuation of their adversarial relationship (09:38-11:41)
5. Report on the less aggressive approach adopted by the Barbados Coalition of Trade Unions who had previously been extremely vocal in their criticisms of the structural adjustment plans of the Erskine Sandiford administration. Sandra Baptiste interviews Leroy Trotman, the Acting General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union who says the Unions are now taking their concerns to the Regional and International Labour community (11:42-14:25)
6. Report on the checks to the accuracy of the draft voters list by the Guyana Elections Commission (14:26-14:54)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13208
Date: 1992-02-12


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