Caribbean Report 02-07-1992

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Caribbean Report 02-07-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 02-07-1992
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Meade, Reuben (speaker); Brathwaite, Nicholas (speaker); Charles, Eugenia, Dame (speaker); Crosskill, Hugh (correspondent); De Leon, Sherrie-Ann (correspondent); Kirby, Alex (correspondent); Renard, Yves (speaker); Joseph, Davin (speaker)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. As the CARICOM Heads of Government Summit closes, leaders decide to meet again in October. Sandra Baptiste reports on decisions taken on monetary cooperation and hassle free travel at the summit. Comments about the progress made at the summit are given by Montserrat’s Chief Minister Reuben Meade, Grenada’s Prime Minister Nicholas Brathwaite, and Dominica’s Prime Minister Dame Eugenia Charles (00:35-04:47)
3. Correspondent Hugh Crosskill reports on sentiments being expressed about the summit, namely the lengthiness of the agenda and the bid to create more layers of bureaucracy in forming the Caribbean Commission as proposed by Barbados (04:48-07:15)
4. Trinidad and Tobago’s High Courts is set to rule next Monday on whether to allow or deny the time that the government has to pay damages to members of the Jamaat al Muslimeen. Interview with journalist Sherrie-Ann De Leon (07:16-09:51)
5. BBC Environment Correspondent Alex Kirby reports that the pro-whaling lobbyists at the conference has provided a response in defense of Dominica, St. Kitts, St. Lucia and St. Vincent, the four Eastern Caribbean States caught up in the controversy at the International Whaling Commission Meeting. Yves Renard of the St. Lucia based Caribbean Natural Resources Institute comments (09:52-12:35)
6. Davin Joseph, Head of the Eastern Caribbean Fisheries Unit tells why the OECS team was advised to take up a pro-whaling position at the International Whaling Commission Meeting in Scotland (12:36-13:43)
7. Radio Antilles, the Caribbean’s only regional station is back on air after almost three years of suspending transmission (13:44-13:58)
8. Recap of the headlines (13:59-14:26)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/41402
Date: 1992-07-02


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