Caribbean Report 28-05-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 28-05-1998
Author: Greaves, Keith Stone (anchor); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Bird, Lester (interviewee); Brandt, David (interviewee); Gordon, Orin (correspondent); Ramphal, Shridath (interviewee); Caroit, Jean Michel (correspondent); Finley, Mike (correspondent); Dash, Michael (interviewee); Preeg, Ernest (interviewee); Jarrell, Jerry (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Trinidad and Tobago Attorney General wants to resume hanging next month as the government withdraws the country from the Interamerican Human Rights Convention. Tony Fraser reports (00:32-02:09)
3. The leaders of the OECS are giving priority to the interests of the British Overseas Territories as discussions are held on British policy towards these islands. Interview with Chairman Lester Bird and Chief Minister of Montserrat David Brandt (02:10-04:46)
4. Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Sir Shridath Ramphal states the detonation of two nuclear devices by Pakistan shows the need for to scrap all nuclear weapons. Orin Gordon reports on the wider implications of the act (04:47-07:27)
5. Barry McCaffrey, President Clinton's drug policy advisor, has praised the efforts of the Dominican Republic to stem the drug trade there. Jean-Michel Caroit reports (07:28-08:49)
6. In St. Vincent and the Grenadines, political campaigning heats up ahead of the June 15th general elections. The ruling New Democratic Party of Prime Minister James Mitchell unveiled its 15 candidates (08:50-10:20)
7. The political infighting in Haiti which has paralysed the government for almost a year is starting to worry Washington. Prof. Michael Dash comments on why the US is concerned (10:21-13:02)
8. Caribbean people start gearing up for the Atlantic hurricane season which officially starts next Monday and runs until November 30th. Director of the National Hurricane Center, Jerry Jarrell comments on the likely effects (13:03-14:50)
9. Recap of top stories (14:51-15:08)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38762
Date: 1998-05-28


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