Caribbean Report 25-10-1999

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Caribbean Report 25-10-1999

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Title: Caribbean Report 25-10-1999
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor, correspondent); Mitchell, James (interviewee); Panday, Basdeo (interviewee); Anthony, Kenny (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Carberry, Lance (interviewee); Gordon, Orin (correspondent); Rogers, Malcolm (interviewee); Mitchell, Keith (speaker); Jarvis, Mike (correspondent); Smith, Lew (correspondent)
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1. Headlines with anchor Debbie Ransome (00:00 - 00:27)
2. Free trade and future export deals were agenda items at CARICOM Leaders pre-conference session in Trinidad. Prime Minister James Mitchell discusses common concerns including free trade concessions, preferential tariffs and equal competition for small states. Prime Minister Basdeo Panday analyses the ACP agreement for LOME IV. Tony Fraser reports from Port of Spain (00:28 – 03:30)
3. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony in his role as designated CARICOM official for Guyana main political parties disputes held talks in Guyana with the ruling People Progressive Party/ Civic coalition and the opposition People National Congress. Lance Carberry leader of PNPC Team voices concerns on need for tighter political dialogue agenda and scheduled timelines in current talks (03:31 – 08:05)
4. Orin Gordon files a report on hurricane Mitch which killed over 9,000 people in Central America over a year ago. The hurricane wreaked havoc on the economies of Honduras and Nicaragua and recovery efforts are still on. Poverty and its effects on full scale recovery is discussed with British Charity member Malcolm Rogers of Christian Aid (08:06 – 10:48)
5. In Dutch Antilles rain from hurricane Jose and flood water are receding. The country is now faced with a 10 million dollar cleanup bill. Mike Jarvis reports (10:49 – 13:12)
6. Grenada celebrated Thanks Giving Day to commemorate the 1983 American intervention on the island. Prime Minister Keith Mitchell in a radio broadcast calls for a truth and reconciliation commission and urges citizens to recognize importance of forgiveness and understanding replacing bitterness with love and understanding. Lew Smith reports (13:13 – 15:30)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44657
Date: 1999-10-25


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