Caribbean Report 17-06-1998

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Caribbean Report 17-06-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 17-06-1998
Author: Gordon, Orin (anchor); Gonsalves, Ralph (interviewee); Finley, Mike (correspondent); Jones, Selwyn (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Osana, Roy (correspondent); Graham, Bob (interviewee); Albright, Madeleine (interviewee); Breaux, John (interviewee); Naysmith, Electra (anchor); Grover, Suresh (interviewee); Camacho, Steven (interviewee)
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1. Headlines with Orin Gordon and Keith Stone Greaves (00:00-00:28)
2. In St. Vincent, the Supervisor of Elections, Selwyn Jones dismisses the Opposition's charges of voting irregularities in the polls. ULP's Ralph Gonsalves comments on the evidence his party has (00:29-05:22)
3. In Guyana, scores of Opposition supporters staged a peaceful protest march through the streets of the capital Georgetown to protest the breakdown of the post-audit talks between the PPP and the PNC (05:23-06:00)
4. Officials in Trinidad and Tobago are denying reports that death warrants for 5 convicted killers are to be read as the government sets the stage for executions. Tony Fraser reports (06:01-07:56)
5. In Washington, there has been a major push for an improvement in trading relations under the Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI). While there has been bipartisan support there has been opposition from some quarters. Roy Osana reports (07:57-10:12)
6. The Argentine Foreign Minister Guido di Tella has warned that talks to create a free trade zone of the Americas will stall unless President Clinton gets fast track negotiating authority from the US Congress (10:13-10:59)
7. In Britain, a high ranking officer Ian Johnston of the Metropolitan Police Force apologised to the parents of murdered black teenager Stephen Lawrence for the mistakes made in the police investigation of the case. Electra Naysmith reports (11:00-12:40)
8. In cricket, the West Indies are to host the 2007 World Cup tournament. CEO of the West Indies Cricket Board, Steven Camacho states he is happy as this is one of the biggest thing to happen to the West Indies (12:41-15:10)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39124
Date: 1998-06-17


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