Caribbean Report 15-05-2001

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Caribbean Report 15-05-2001

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Title: Caribbean Report 15-05-2001
Author: Weir, Karen (anchor); Bray, Nick (interviewee); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Bernard, Brian (interviewee); Compton, Petras (interviewee); Henry-Wilson, Maxine (interviewee); Cockland, Geraldine (correspondent); Benschop, Dick (interviewee); van Gennip, Jos (interviewee); Richards, Ken (correspondent); Shillingford, Henry (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. OECD denies that the United States is abandoning their tax initiative. The OECD Head of Media Relations at the OECD NIck Bray is interviewed (00:31-03:44)
3. Drug's conference has been told that the efforts to bring traffickers and others involved in the drug trade to justice are failing in the courts. The 8th annual Drug Commanders Conference for the Caribbean opened in St. Lucia opened this morning. St. Lucia Commissioner of Police Brian Bernard and Attorney General Petras Compton are interviewed. Pete Ninvalle reports (03:45-06:24)
4. Jamaica's People's National Party is defiant in the face of public opinion polls which claims that it is losing out to the Opposition. People's National Party General Secretary Maxine Henry-Wilson is interviewed (06:25-09:37)
5. Upper House of the Dutch Parliament has formally approved the membership of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba in the Association of Caribbean States. The State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Dick Benschop and The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Christian Democrat Jos van Gennip are interviewed. Geraldine Cockland reports from the Hague (09:38-12:01)
6. Taiwan says it would continue to push its campaign to join the World Health Organisation. Japan is coming under increasing pressure internationally because it resumed its specific whaling missions. In Dominica, environmentalist are urging the Pierre Charles led government to abandon its support for Japan at the International Whaling Commission. Programme Director of the Dominica Conservation Association Henry Shillingford is interviewed and Ken Richards reports (12:02-15:43)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/43535
Date: 2001-05-15


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