Caribbean Report 03-08-1988

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Caribbean Report 03-08-1988

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Title: Caribbean Report 03-08-1988
Author: Whitehorn, Pat (anchor); Powell, Christopher (correspondent); Tomlinson, Allan (correspondent); Crosskill, Hugh (correspondent); Rosser, Neil (analyst); Gooch, Grahan (interviewee); Hendricks, Jackie (interviewee)
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1. Headlines -- (00:00-00:36)
2. The Cuban delegation at the Geneva peace talks aimed at ending the thirteen year war in Angola and achieving the independence of Namibia from South Africa, condemns a public statement made by South Africa’s Foreign Minister. The statement offered a withdrawal of South African troops from Namibia on condition that the fifty thousand Cuban troops in Angola withdraw by June 1989. Points of contention from the Cuban delegation’s side were the fact that the statement was not only made public despite a news media embargo, but also that the Cuban and Angolan delegations did not first have the opportunity to respond to the proposal privately. Correspondent Christopher Powell reports from Geneva. (00:40-02:34)
3. A crisis in Cuba’s foreign exchange earnings forces the Castro government to abandon its cautious approach to tourism development. The BBC’s Allan Tomlinson reports. (02:35-05:51)
4. Financial News – (Hugh Crosskill) This segment includes brief comments from analyst Neil Rosser. (05:57-07:35)
5. Cable and Wireless and Caribbean Cellular Telephone of the British Virgin Islands come together to launch Boatphone Marketing, which offers cellular phone services to the Caribbean, specifically targeting ships and boats. Pat Whitehorn interviews Robin Belton, Cable and Wireless’ Regional Director regarding the new service. (07:40-10:05)
6. Cricket – Preview of the pending 5th test match between The West Indies and England at the oval in London. This segment includes brief comments from newly appointed English captain Graham Gooch, and West Indies team Manager Jackie Hendricks, and ends with news of a special upcoming edition of Caribbean Report, which celebrates 60 years of West Indian Test Cricket. (Hugh Crosskill & Pat Whitehorn) (10:09-13:40)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13212
Date: 1988-08-03


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