Caribbean Report 26-05-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 26-05-1998
Author: Greaves, Keith Stone (anchor); Cross, Ulric (interviewee); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Jagan, Janet (interviewee); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Gu, Huaming (interviewee); Nelson, Francis (interviewee); Odlum, George (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Bartholomew, Courteney (interviewee); Gordon, Orin (correspondent); Rowe, Yvette (correspondent)
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1. Headlines with Keith Stone Greaves (00:00-00:30)
2. Ulric Cross, Chairman of the CARICOM Audit team reviewing Guyana's controversial general elections states that the final report should be ready by month-end, May 31st (00:31-02:25)
3. Despite the disputed elections, Guyanese celebrated the country's 32nd anniversary of independence. Colin Smith reports on President Janet Jagan's address (02:26-04:56)
4. St. Lucia's authorities consider what to do with more than two dozen Asians on the island with improper travel documents. Pete Ninvalle reports (04:57-07:21)
5. Trinidad and Tobago is one of eleven countries in which an AIDS vaccine is to be tested. Professor Courteney Bartholomew assured volunteers and the community that there are no risks of contracting HIV/AIDS (07:22-09:37)
6. A new political party has been launched in St. Vincent to contest next month's general elections (09:38-10:11)
7. Antiguan Prime Minister Lester Bird is asking for amnesty for innocent victims of the Montserrat bank robbery as hundreds of Montserratians have been left with useless currency following the theft. Orin Gordon reports (10:12-11:15)
8. Cayman Island police superintendent David Gooding states investigations into rumors that police officers were involved in the Montserrat bank robbery is progressing successfully (11:16-11:46)
9. The OECS Heads of Government have gathered in the British Virgin Islands for their annual summit. Under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Lester Bird they will examine recommendations on how governments make their financial contributions to the organization (11:47-12:30)
10. As the Jamaican football team holds its final training camp before leaving for the World Cup, fans lined the streets to say goodbye. Yvette Rowe reports they may also be saying farewell to coach Rene Simoes (12:31-14:36)
11. Recap of top stories (14:37-15:10)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38672
Date: 1998-05-26


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