Caribbean Report 20-03-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 20-03-1998
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Albright, Madeleine (interviewee); Sawh, Satyadeow (interviewee); McCormack, Mike (interviewee); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Coughlan, Geraldine (correspondent); Rowe, Yvette (correspondent); Brabant, Michael (correspondent); Hayes, Rosie (correspondent)
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1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:28)
2. The US has eased sanctions but not the wider embargo against Cuba. US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright announced the changes but kept the emphasis on helping Cubans not the government of President Fidel Castro (00:29-03:45)
3. Guyana is to decide on an international approach to fighting forest fires as the Guyana Human Rights Association raises its concerns about the people living in those areas. The Guyanese government has announced plans to ask for help from neighbouring Brazil (03:46-08:57)
4. The French left is expected to increase its control in the French Overseas Departments in upcoming General Council elections. In leftist-controlled Guadeloupe, the right is making gains for the first time in 13 years (08:58-10:43)
5. In Jamaica, a committee has been set up to take responsibility for the grounds at Sabina Park. Yvette Rowe reports that the Jamaica Cricket Board remains intact after the abandonment of the first Test because of the poor pitch (10:44-12:02)
6. The five Cuban baseball players who have been missing at sea for nine days have turned up alive in the Dominican Republic. Michael Brabant reports (12:03-14:15)
7. Jamaica's Reggae Boyz are in Britain being feted by the Jamaican community in the UK (14:16-14:48)
8. Recap of top stories (14:49-15:15)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38272
Date: 1998-03-20


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