Caribbean Report 23-01-1996

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Caribbean Report 23-01-1996

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Title: Caribbean Report 23-01-1996
Author: Orr, Carol (anchor); Lawrence, Fremont (interviewee); Maggs, John (interviewee); Norton, Michael (correspondent); Gordon, Warren (correspondent); Alfonso, Miguel (interviewee); Pankow, Robert (interviewee); Maitland-Walker, Hugh (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. St. Lucia's Banana Growers Association call on Chiquita to come clean with its intentions towards the island. Fremont Lawrence of the St. Lucia Banana Growers Association and Journalist John Maggs of the Journal of Commerce in Washington are interviewed (00:31-05:35)
3. Germany has withdrawn its ambassador to Haiti after he reportedly insulted Haitian sexual habits and the nation's politicians. Michael Norton reports (05:36-07:00)
4. Guyana's Defence Force faces serious questions surrounding the death of a soldier in Haiti. Warren Gordon reports (07:01-08:19)
5. Sudan is to send an envoy to Cuba in a bid to retrieve more than two hundred and seventy Sudanese children its claims were abducted by Southern rebels and sent their for military training. Five Cuban Americans are being questioned by authorities in Miami after being found at sea off the coast of Florida with a boat load of weapons and explosives. Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Miguel Alfonso is interviewed and Robert Pankow reports (08:20-10:26)
6. In Jamaica much of the island was left dry after workers of the State water utility walked out in a call for higher wages. Managing Director of Shaw Park Hotel Hugh Miatland-Walker is interviewed (10:27-12:11)
7. Some Barbadian calypsonians have gotten themselves into some hot water in Trinidad and Tobago in a run up to carnival leading some critics to talk heatedly about what is called a Bajan invasion or a soca expansion. Calypsonian Sprangalang is interviewed and Tony Fraser reports (12:12-15:26)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39346
Date: 1996-01-23


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