Caribbean Report 06-04-1998

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Caribbean Report 06-04-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 06-04-1998
Author: Gordon, Orin (anchor); Albright, Madeleine (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Odlum, George (interviewee); Miller, Billie (interviewee); Norton, Michael (correspondent); Dean, Darrell (correspondent); Wenski, Thomas (interviewee); Cassell, Roselyn (interviewee)
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1. Headlines with Orin Gordon (00:00-00:27)
2. US Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright announces initiatives to help CARICOM trade but there is no deal on the issue of deportation of violent criminals to the region. St. Lucia Foreign Minister George Odlum comments on the issue (00:28-03:39)
3. The US government proposes to renew attempts at NAFTA parity for Caribbean countries. Barbados Foreign Minister Billie Miller reacts to the US promise to try again. Tony Fraser reports on what these new strategies are (03:40-07:15)
4. In Haiti, Madeleine Albright has made renewed attempts to break the country's political deadlock since Haiti has been without a Prime Minister for 10 months. Michael Norton gives an assessment of Ms. Albright's visit (07:16-09:55)
5. The first set of Cuban political prisoners to be taken in by Canada have arrived at Toronto. The 11 prisoners are from the list of prisoners scheduled for release following the Pope's visit to Cuba (09:56-10:52)
6. American Bishop Thomas Wenski states that there is an extra willingness on the part of some Cuban Americans to give aid to Cuba following the Pope's visit in January (10:53-12:06)
7. The government of St. Kitts/Nevis has been in discussion with the telecommunication giant Cable and Wireless over the modernization of the island's telecommunication sector (12:07-12:37)
8. Montserrat National Development Foundation wants to kick start small business development in the North of the island. The British government has pledged support to help in rebuilding efforts (12:38-15:20)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38559
Date: 1998-04-06


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