Caribbean Report 18-06-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 18-06-1998
Author: Greaves, Keith Stone (anchor); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Gordon, Orin (correspondent); Cuffy, Victor (interviewee); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Anthony, Kenny (interviewee); Ransome, Debbie (correspondent); White, James (correspondent); Kernan, Charles (interviewee); Naysmith, Electra (correspondent); Lawrence, Neville (interviewee)
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1. Headlines with Keith Stone Greaves (00:00-00:28)
2. In Guyana, police used tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators in the capital, Georgetown. Colin Smith reports that this new wave of unrest comes days after the PNC announced the collapse of post-audit talks with the ruling People's Progressive Party (00:29-02:01)
3. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has ordered the Trinidad and Tobago government to stay the execution of five men on death row. Tony Fraser attempts to unravel this new legal tangle (02:02-04:08)
4. An Amnesty International report states that the international human rights agreements are not worth the paper they are written on. Victor Cuffy, Caribbean Human Rights Network, criticises the Panday Administration's withdrawal from the Inter-American Convention (04:09-07:11)
5. At the opening of celebrations to mark the 17th Anniversary of the OECS, Prime Minister Kenny Anthony defended the Chairman, Prime Minister Lester Bird's absence. Pete Ninvalle reports on the work of the sub-grouping (07:12-09:25)
6. The British government is using the 50th Anniversary of the arrival of the first large group of Caribbean immigrants on the S.S. Windrush to promote improved relations with Caribbean people. Debbie Ransome reports (09:26-11:51)
7. Residents of Montserrat are calling on the British government to reconsider its decision not to bail out the island's only Building Society. James White Jr. reports (11:52-14:06)
8. In Britain, the public inquiry into the death of murdered teenager, Stephen Lawrence has taken another turn. Stephen's Jamaican-born father states he is pleased with the decision (14:07-15:27)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39125
Date: 1998-06-18


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