Caribbean Report 09-09-1997

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Caribbean Report 09-09-1997

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Title: Caribbean Report 09-09-1997
Author: Richards, Ken (anchor); Norton, Michael (correspondent); White, James (correspondent); Thomas, Moya (correspondent); Anthony, Kenny (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Goffe, Leslie (corespondent); Cadogan, Charles (interviewee); Smith, E. (correspondent); Myers, Gordon (interviewee); Bazian, Hatim (interviewee); Hill Kay, Herma (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. Haitians in mourning as the search for bodies from Monday's ferry disaster continues. Michael Norton reports (00:31-03:03:04)
3. Montserratians in the central Salem area are defying official warnings to move further North to avoid the effects of possible volcanic eruption. James White, Jr reports (03:05-05:58)
4. Oxfam and a London-based bananas association protest the WTO's decision against the EU banana regime. Gordon Myers, Caribbean Banana Exporters Association is interviewed (05:59-07:31)
5. St. Lucia's Prime Minister Kenny Anthony says there is still hope for the banana industry despite the WTO decision. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony is interviewed (07:32-08:08)
6. An environmental group in Antigua has called on Prime Minister Lester Bird to make public an impact assessment in a controversial tourism project. Campaign spokesman Foster Derrick is interviewed (08:09-08:45)
7. A tighter government control of the media in Trinidad and Tobago is under consideration. Tony Fraser reports (08:46-09:59)
8. Police in the Dominican Republic say one man was killed during Monday's clash between police and demonstrators in the Capital, Santo Domingo. The demonstrators were protesting about frequent power cuts. The fresh unrest is the lastest development in months of strikes and demonstrations against the government's economic policy (10:00-10:27)
9. Workers in Haiti who assemble products for the Walt Disney Company have won support from American workers. The AFL-CIO focused on the problems faced by Haitian factory workers. Charles Cadogan of the National Labour Committee is interviewed and Leslie Goffe reports (10:28-12:09)
10. A decision by the State of California to end affirmative action has infuriated many in the American Civil Rights Movement. Herma Hill Kay, Berkeley University Law School and Hatim Bazian, Head of the California Graduate Minorities Project are interviewed. E. Smith reports (12:10-14:19)
11. In cricket, England today took the first step in establishing a separate one day squad by naming a strong line up for December's tournament (14:20-15:23)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39338
Date: 1997-09-09


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