Caribbean Report 22-08-1997

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Caribbean Report 22-08-1997

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Title: Caribbean Report 22-08-1997
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Brandt, David (interviewee); White, James (correspondent); Greve, Francesca (interviewee); Brown, Lambert (interviewee); Miller, Carl (interviewee); July, Peter (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Goffe, Leslie (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. David Brandt is sworn in as Montserrat's new Chief Minister. He appeals for unity in adversity. Chief Minister, David Brandt is interviewed and James White, Jr reports (00:32-05:51)
3. A United States Virgin Islands' senator plans to propose the easing of American visa restrictions for Montserratians with families in America. Senator Loraine Berry a member of the USVI legislator would be taking the initiative to Capital Hill. Spokeswoman Francesca Greve reports (05:52-06:42)
4. A special bureau of CARICOM will be meeting on Tuesday in Antigua to discuss the situation in Montserrat (06:43-06:56)
5. Jamaica's prison wardens ended their strike over a controversial proposal to provide condoms for prisoners. Lambert Brown of the University and Allied Workers' Union and Jamaica's Minister of State for National Security, Carl Miller are interviewed (06:57-09:03)
6. Concerns are once again being raised over the downward movement of the Trinidad and Tobago dollar in relation to the United States dollar. Commerical Banker, Peter July is interviewed and Tony Fraser reports (09:04-11:00)
7. According to reports on Haitian Radio today, the United Nations has suspended technical assistance to Haiti's Election Council (11:01-11:35)
8. Leslie Goffe reports on an alleged long term abuse of Caribbean immigrants in New York (11:36-12:57)
9. Where are all the ex-prime ministers and what matters occupy their attention these days? (12:58-13:42)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38138
Date: 1997-08-22


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