Caribbean Report 13-03-1998

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Caribbean Report 13-03-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 13-03-1998
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Anyabwile, Hassan (interviewee); Caroit, Jean Michel (correspondent); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Anthony, Kenny (interviewee); Richards, Ken (correspondent); Naysmith, Electra (correspondent); Marryshow, Terry (interviewee)
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1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:29)
2. In Trinidad there are heightened tensions, as the government plans to barricade land which the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen has laid claim to. Tony Fraser reports on the state of the standoff over the disputed land (00:30-04:23)
3. In the Dominican Republic, one student has been killed as protesters have again taken to the streets over living standards. Jean-Michel Caroit reports on the situation (04:24-05:46)
4. St. Lucia's Prime Minister Kenny Anthony has announced a major offensive against violent crimes. Pete Ninvalle reports that killings are related to the illegal drug trade (05:47-08:09)
5. The OECS Court of Appeal has finished hearing arguments in a case relating to Antigua's controversial Guiana Island project. Ken Richards reports on the appeal brought by the Opposition Leader Baldwin Spencer (08:10-09:59)
6. Veteran Cuban revolutionary Manuel Pineiro Losada has been buried in Havana with full military honors. Electra Naysmith looks at the life of Cuba's top spy master (10:00-11:49)
7. Spain has indicated that it will accept twenty Cuban refugees seeking asylum at the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba (11:50-12:19)
8. In Grenada, the Maurice Bishop Patriotic Movement (MBPM) is making plans for the 20th anniversary of the first successful coup in the English-speaking Caribbean. Terry Marryshow of MBPM comments on whether the people have lost the taste for revolution (12:20-15:22)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38267
Date: 1998-03-13


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