Caribbean Report 11-02-1994

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Caribbean Report 11-02-1994

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Title: Caribbean Report 11-02-1994
Author: Downes, Richard (correspondent); Cloos, Jim (interviewee); Fairley, Ian (correspondent); Collymore, Yvette(correspondent); Mitchell, Fred (interviewee); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent)
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1. Headlines with Carol Orr (00:00-00:37)
2. A General Agreements on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) panel report which upheld Latin American criticisms of Europe's banana regime was released in Geneva. But the EU stands by its promise of preferential arrangements for ACP countries. Richard Downes reports.
3. Interview with Jim Cloos head of cabinet to the Agricultural Commissioner about the EU's decision to withdraw its offer of increased imports to dollar bananas and the GATT ruling in favour of Latin American banana producers (02:34:05:41)
4. Ian Fairley reports on impending elections in the Dominican Republic which lead to a 'big political shake up'(05:42-08:19)
5. Talks between the Jean-Bertrand Aristide and Haitian parliamentarians to take place but there is a disagreement between the American and Haitian officials on what the talks should be about. Yvette Collymore reports (08:20- 10:16)
5. Haitian refugees continues to be a problem for the Bahamas. Opposition leader Fred Mitchell speaks about how the average person in Bahamas feels about the refugee situation (10:17-13:11)
6. Efforts are underway in Toronto to promote a more positive image of Jamaica (13:12-14:55)
7. Wrap up and theme music (14:56-15:08)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/16140
Date: 1994-02-11


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