Caribbean Report 22-10-1990

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Caribbean Report 22-10-1990

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Title: Caribbean Report 22-10-1990
Author: Crosskill, Hugh (anchor); Norton, Michael (correspondent); Aristide, Jean Bertrand (interviewee); Roy, Louis (interviewee); St. Luce, John (interviewee); Williams, Colin (correspondent); Ransome, Debbie (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:43)
2. Haiti’s Justice Minister orders the arrest of Roger Lafontante, alleged leader of the Tonton Macoutes. Michael Norton reports that on Sunday Lafontante officially filed for president contrary to the constitution which states that criminal supporters of past dictatorships are ineligible to run for public office (00:44-02:52)
3. Father Jean-Bertrand Aristide, leader of the National Front for Change and Democracy, states that he entered the presidential elections race due to growing pressure from the people. Louis Roy, Head of the Council of State comments on the candidacy of Father Aristide and the banning of Lafontante by the Council (02:53-05:59)
4. Antigua’s Finance Minister, John St. Luce, issued an ultimatum to the Cabinet that he will resign unless the question of Vere Bird’s successor is settled by December 31st (06:00-11:03)
5. Two American citizens are in custody in St. Vincent and the Grenadines charged with one of the biggest drug hauls in the Caribbean. Colin Williams reports that the cocaine seized is worth over US$20 million (11:04-12:51)
6. At the Regional Environmental Ministers Meeting in Trinidad, the Caribbean environmental ministers issued a moral challenge to developed countries that a resolution to the growing environmental problems will require a change in the international economic order. Debbie Ransome reports (12:52-14:57)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39214
Date: 1990-10-22


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