Caribbean Report 06-07-1992

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Caribbean Report 06-07-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 06-07-1992
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Gelber, Dan (interviewee); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Davis, Emery (speaker); Grant, Avril (interviewee); Rowe, Yvette (correspondent); Friend, Christopher (speaker); Martin, Atherton (speaker); Shave, Alan W. (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. The US Prosecutor’s Office in South Florida has firearms charges pending against Jamaat al Muslimeen leader Yasin Abu Bakr and two colleagues. Spokesman for the prosecutor’s office Dan Gelber is interviewed about the charges (00:28-01:59)
3. State attorneys in Trinidad and Tobago fail to convince the high court to delay the assessment of damages sought by the Jamaat al Muslimeen following their successful appeal against conviction last week (02:00-02:37)
4. In an interview with Correspondent Pete Ninvalle, Emery Davis, British High Commissioner to the Eastern Caribbean advises the Windward Islands Governments and CARICOM to intensify lobbying efforts to retain their preferential treatment in the European Community (02:38-06:26)
5. Avril Grant, the Executive Director of the Caribbean Council for the Blind advises the region to improve the conditions of the blind by changing attitudes and providing integrated education. He is interviewed by correspondent Yvette Rowe (06:27-09:35)
6. Christopher Friend, the Special Projects Director of Sightsavers International, says the Caribbean program for the blind is being used as a model for a similar project being planned for the South Pacific (09:36-10:21)
7. Dominican Economist Atherton Martin is taking the campaign abroad against the government’s economic citizenship program, which offers citizenship to selected investors from Hong Kong and Taiwan (10:22-12:04)
8. Anguilla’s new governor Alan W. Shave is due in the island on August 14 to take over the post from Brian Canty who is retiring (12:05-14:11)
9. At a meeting of supporters of Jean-Bertrand Aristide in Miami, Michel Gaillard reports that it has been decided to move the talks to end Haiti’s political crisis back to Port au Prince after nine months of negotiations outside the country yielded nothing (14:12-14:48)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/41406
Date: 1992-07-06


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