Caribbean Report 14-05-1998

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Caribbean Report 14-05-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 14-05-1998
Author: Gordon, Orin (anchor); Caroit, Jean Michel (correspondent); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Austin, Reg (interviewee); Patterson, P. J. (interviewee); Mason, Barnaby (correspondent); Castro, Fidel (interviewee); Doole, Clare (correspondent); Osana, Roy (correspondent); Anthony, Kenny (interviewee); Da Silva, Geoffrey (interviewee)
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1. Headlines with Orin Gordon (00:00-00:24)
2. Politicians in the Dominican Republic have resumed campaigning for elections after three days of mourning for the Opposition Leader Pena Gomez. Jean-Michel Caroit reports on what impact the death has on the political situation (00:25-03:20)
3. Professor Reg Austin of the Commonwealth Secretariat has question the effectiveness of the whole electoral monitoring process in the Caribbean. Pete Ninvalle reports (03:21-05:37)
4. Jamaica's Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has assumed the Chair of the G-15, group of developing countries and called for the group to intensify dialogue with industrialized nations (05:38-09:00)
5. The G8, Group of industrial nations begin their annual summit in Birmingham, England and the troubles in Indonesia are also expected to dominate. Barnaby Mason reports (09:01-09:55)
6. Cuban President Fidel Castro states free market economies are forcing hundreds of millions of people to live in poverty. Castro attacked the UN record on poverty eradication and praised his country's health services. Clare Doole reports (09:56-11:33)
7. After an announcement of increased humanitarian aid for Cuba, Senator Jesse Helms has put forward the Cuban Solidarity Bill which gives more than US$100 million of aid to Cuba over the next four years but this bill will support dissent within Cuba. Roy Osana reports (11:34-12:55)
8. Another voice has joined the debate on the repatriation of hardened criminals from North America to the Caribbean. Caribbean politicians blame deportees for increases in violent crime. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony comment on the issue (12:56-15:15)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38664
Date: 1998-05-14


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