Caribbean Report 28-04-1998

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Caribbean Report 28-04-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 28-04-1998
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Compton, John (interviewee); Golding, Bruce (interviewee); Meeks, Brian (interviewee); Gibb, Tom (correspondent); Smith, Clifford (correspondent); Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
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1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:38)
2. In St. Lucia, former Prime Minister Sir John Compton sets out his terms for a political comeback. Compton states he is willing to assist in re-organizing and rebuilding the party (00:39-05:20)
3. In Jamaica, the National Democratic Movement leader Bruce Golding states that he will boycott upcoming local government elections since the electoral system is too flawed. Political analyst Brian Meeks comments (05:21-07:40)
4. Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien has ended his visit to Cuba which included talks with President Fidel Castro urging him to release political prisoners and improve Cuba's human rights record. Tom Gibb reports (07:41-11:05)
5. America's anti-Cuba Helms-Burton legislation came up for discussion as Europe discussed future trade relations with the US. Clifford Smith reports how Cuba featured in these discussions (11:06-12:53)
6. Ministers from OECD countries have approved proposals aimed at preventing countries gaining investment advantages through their tax systems. Orin Gordon reports on these proposals (12:54-14:55)
7. President Bill Clinton has named two Ambassadors to the Caribbean. Ambassador William Crotty for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean and Mari Aponte who will be based in the Dominican Republic (14:56-15:18)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38610
Date: 1998-04-28


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