Caribbean Report 01-10-1990

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Caribbean Report 01-10-1990

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Title: Caribbean Report 01-10-1990
Author: Crosskill, Hugh (anchor); Robinson, A.N.R. ; Ransome, Debbie (correspondent); Rampersad, Frank (interviewee); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Martin, Sam (interviewee); Berrios, Ruben (interviewee); Norton, Michael (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)
2. ANR Robinson, the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, dashes the hopes of his Caricom colleagues for concessionary oil supplies in the midst of high prices due to the Gulf Crisis. According to Mr. Robinson during a press conference, Trinidad and Tobago is not in a position to help cushion the severe impact of high oil prices on Caribbean economies. Debbie Ransome reports (00:34-03:10)
3. The Caribbean Economic Conference scheduled for November in Trinidad and Tobago is postponed until Feb 1991 due to the failure of participating governments and institutions to meet deadlines for the submission of position papers. Sandra Baptiste interviews Frank Rampersad, Conference Coordinator (03:11-07:21)
4. Financial News. Frank Rampersad, Trinidadian Economist, comments on the rising oil prices and predicts a post oil crisis price of oil (07:22-08:56)
5. BWIA attempts to hold on to its rights to fly into Heathrow as the British Government adopts a new position that any new routes granted to BWIA must be via Gatwick. Interview with Sam Martin, Acting Manager Director of BWIA (08:57-10:59)
6. Latin American political parties are optimistic on the prospects of democracy and the electoral process in Haiti. Michael Norton interviews Ruben Berrios, President of COPAL regional commission (11:00-13:45)
7. The Jimmy Carter Centre in Atlanta acknowledges receipt of an official invitation to send an observer team to the next general elections in Guyana (13:46-14:21)
8. Insights into tomorrow’s program featuring the reactions from Antigua to the Chamber of Commerce’s proposal for the dismissal of the present administration of Prime Minister Vere Bird Sr. (14:22-14:52)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39185
Date: 1990-10-01


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