Caribbean Report 09-09-1992

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Caribbean Report 09-09-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 09-09-1992
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Carrington, Edwin (speaker); Lewis, Vaughan (interviewee); Rowe, Yvette (correspondent); Allen, Gary (correspondent); Byford, Lawrence (speaker)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. CARICOM Secretary General makes the observation that the CARICOM hassle free program is still hassle prone. Dr. Vaughan Lewis, Director General of the OECS, comments on the issue of hassle free travel within the context of regional integration. (00:27-03:54)
3. Dr. Vaughan Lewis also addresses the likelihood of an OECS / CARICOM split over the Common External Tariff (CET) and how NAFTA, protectionism and free trade impact the CET. (03:55-08:03)
4. Latin American countries are unsuccessful in their efforts to persuade the European Commission to give up special access to Caribbean and other ACP bananas. Yvette Rowe reports. (08:04-10:06)
5. The US is to reduce its sugar imports by eleven percent next year which will also reduce import quotas from the Caribbean. (10:07-10:38)
6. Gary Allen reports on the conditions in Jamaica following two days of demonstrations over rising costs in education among other issues. (10:39-13:15)
7. Sir Lawrence Byford, President of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club dismisses allegations of interference by the club sponsors, in the signing on of Richie Richardson. (13:16-14:10)
8. The Latin American Economic Commission warns Latin American and Caribbean countries about following developments and transformations in the world’s leading economies which if ignored could result in the loss of business opportunities with foreign exporters. (14:11-14:42)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/43456
Date: 1992-09-09


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