Caribbean Report 30-06-1998

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Caribbean Report 30-06-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 30-06-1998
Author: Greaves, Keith Stone (anchor); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Ransome, Debbie (correspondent); Anthony, Kenny (interviewee); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Jagan, Janet (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Guyana's tense political situation remains the major talking point at the 19th CARICOM Summit in St. Lucia. Colin Smith reports that riot police were still involved in clashes with small groups of anti-government demonstrations in Georgetown (00:28-01:42)
3. Debbie Ransome reports on how CARICOM leaders plan to deal with the Guyana issue and incoming CARICOM Chairman Prime Minister Kenny Anthony comments on plans to tackle the issue (01:43-05:12)
4. Guyana's President Janet Jagan arrived in St. Lucia and held a series of meetings with leaders and various officials to give her position. Pete Ninvalle interviews President Jagan (05:13-08:02)
5. The Trinidad and Tobago government has again taken issue with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. The Commission has chided the government for ignoring the petition of a man who is due to be hang. Tony Fraser reports that the government has all but told the Court to mind its own business (08:03-09:45)
6. In football, Mexico's exit from France '98 means that no team from the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association (CONCACAF) has made it into the final eight of the tournament. Orin Gordon assesses the implications for football in the region (09:46-11:46)
7. Debbie Ransome covers the main agenda items down for discussion at the CARICOM Summit. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony comments on what the leaders hope to achieve, which includes speeding up moves towards the single market. The Heads also look forward to the arrival of South African President Nelson Mandela later this week (11:47-14:50)
8. Recap of top stories (14:51-15:10)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/40078
Date: 1998-06-30


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