Caribbean Report 08-11-1990

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Caribbean Report 08-11-1990

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Title: Caribbean Report 08-11-1990
Author: Whitehorne, Pat (anchor); Varsi, Mehdi (analyst); Brown, G. Arthur (interviewee); Ransome, Debbie (correspondent); Richardson, Selwyn; Panday, Basdeo; Marshall, Morris; Roopnarine, Rupert (interviewee); Charles, Eugenia (interviewee); Perreira, Joseph 'Reds' (correspondent); Thatcher, Margaret; Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:40)
2. British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, warns Saddam Hosein to get out of Kuwait or England and the allies will remove him by force. As a result of this warning, the price of oil has risen and adversely affects the oil importing countries, including the Caribbean nations. Mehdi Varzi, Senior Oil Analyst of Kleinwort Benson and G. Arthur Brown, Governor of the Bank of Jamaica comment on the effects of the threat of war on oil prices (00:41-03:36)
3. The debate on the proposed extension of the state of emergency continues in the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago and resulted in the continuation of a reduced curfew from 1 am to 5 am. Debbie Ransome also reports on the presence of heavy security outside the Red House as the sitting of Parliament resumes. The report features excerpts of speeches from Selwyn Richardson Minister of National Security, Basdeo Panday of the Opposition and PNM MP Morris Marshall (03:37-06:56)
4. Working People’s Alliance in Guyana announces that the party will contest the forthcoming elections on its own and not under the united coalition of the Patriotic Coalition for Democracy. Pat Whitehorne interviews Rupert Roopnarine of the WPA (06:57-09:50)
5. Dominica’s Eugenia Charles reiterates her call for the removal of the Caricom Secretariat from Guyana. At the Caricom Summit in Jamaica next month, the leaders will examine the recommendations of the Mills Report on the functioning of the Caricom Secretariat and other regional organizations. Sandra Baptiste interviews Eugenia Charles (09:51-13:40)
6. The West Indies and Pakistan cricket teams announce the players for the first one-day international in Pakistan tomorrow. The newcomer from Trinidad, Brian Lara, will play his first one-day international match. Reds Pereira reports (13:41-15:11)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39469
Date: 1990-11-08


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