Caribbean Report 05-11-1990

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Caribbean Report 05-11-1990

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Title: Caribbean Report 05-11-1990
Author: Goffe, Leslie (anchor); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Sandiford, Erskine ; Ramphal, Shridath ; Crosskill, Hugh (correspondent); Roy, Louis (interviewee); Lee, Noel (interviewee); Khan, Sharief (correspondent); Gopaul, N.K. (interviewee); Ransome, Debbie (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Concerns over the anti-sugarcane lobby in Europe and the calls for special assistance to the Caribbean after 1992 are expressed at a seminar in Barbados. The meeting organized by the Caribbean Development Bank and the World Bank explores European-Caribbean relations in the 1990s. Sandra Baptiste’s report features the speeches of Erskin Sandiford and Shridath Ramphal, and an interview with an EEC delegate for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean (00:32-04:46)
3. Tomorrow is D-Day for Haiti as another step will be taken towards democracy as the Electoral Council announces the full list of candidates contesting the December 16th presidential elections. Hugh Crosskill interviews Louis Roy, President of the State Council, on the barring of Roger Lafontant, a former Tonton Macoute, from running for public office (04:47-08:12)
4. Caricom’s representatives on the OAS pre-election observer team to Haiti are pleased with the progress in preparation for the upcoming elections. The Head of the observer team, Jamaica’s Noel Lee, stated that the number of Caribbean observers will be increased from 12 to 28 members (08:13-09:18)
5. Guyana’s civic movement, Guyanese Action for Reform and Democracy (GUARD), is set to transform itself into a political party in order to challenge the PNC and PPP at the next general elections. Sharief Khan interviews N.K. Gopaul, leader of GUARD (09:19-12:11)
6. The Jamaat al Muslimeen got a temporary stay in the preliminary enquiry into treason charges in Trinidad. Debbie Ransome reports on the enquiry and also the reopening of parliament after the attempted coup (12:12-14:07)
7. In an attempt to alleviate the shortage of teachers in London, twenty-three Trinidadian teachers were recruited to work in London (14:08-14:48)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39451
Date: 1990-11-05


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