Caribbean Report 25-02-1998

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Caribbean Report 25-02-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 25-02-1998
Author: Greaves, Keith Stone (anchor); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Nagamootoo, Moses (interviewee); Panday, Basdeo (interviewee); Rush, George (correspondent); Vesey, Tom (interviewee); Fletcher, Pascal (correspondent); Mathers, Peter (interviewee); Naysmith, Electra (correspondent); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Weeks, Travis (interviewee)
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1. Headlines with Keith Stone Greaves (00:00-00:24)
2. CARICOM leaders meet with various Guyanese political parties to discuss the peace accord. Moses Nagamootoo describes the meeting as a progress report and Basdeo Panday, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago expresses hope for peace (00:25-02:37)
3. Bermuda's ruling party takes note of the by-election results as the opposition, Progressive Labour Party make in-roads. George Rush reports that the ruling party is clinging to power and Tom Vesey indicates there is a shift in the political landscape (02:38-05:12)
4. In Jamaica, Percival Broderick, Chairman of the opposition Jamaica Labour Party tendered his resignation. The party is reviewing its performance in the last election and evaluating its future (05:13-05:52)
5. Cuba's President Fidel Castro spoke out against the misuse of abortions in the country. Pascal Fletcher reports on what prompted the Cuban leader's concerns (05:53-08:46)
6. Britain's Princess Margaret is to be flown back to London from Barbados after suffering a stroke. British Deputy High Commissioner Peter Mathers updates the press on the condition of the Princess. Electra Naysmith reports on the latest royal roundup in the British press (08:47-11:49)
7. Calypso controversy in St. Lucia seems to outlast the Carnival. One calypso in particular caused some outrage as it asks why some unmarried women in society do not have a husband. Pete Ninvalle reports on the debate (11:50-15:05)
8. Recap of top stories (15:06-15:22)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38194
Date: 1998-02-25


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