Caribbean Report 29-10-1992

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Caribbean Report 29-10-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 29-10-1992
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Brathwaite, Nicholas (speaker); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Bird, Lester (interviewee); Darke, Ian (correspondent); Duva, Lou (interviewee); Charles, Tony (interviewee); Rene, Albert (interviewee); Eckert, Tim (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. CARICOM Heads of Government agree to put a new structure of rates for the controversial Common External Tariff. However Regional manufacturers label it an uncommon tariff which will lead to thousands of job losses. Sandra Baptiste reports (00:29-03:41)
3. Grenada’s Prime Minister Nicholas Brathwaite is the latest Head of Government to object to the West Indian Commission’s proposal for the establishment of a CARICOM Commission (03:42-04:43)
4. Tony Fraser reports that the counter proposal to have individual CARICOM heads be responsible for specific area of regional integration instead of a CARICOM Commission is gaining favour from other OECS leaders (04:44-06:37)
5. Sandra Baptiste gives an update on the proceedings of the special summit to the effect that Heads of Government are now meeting with members of the West Indian Commission (06:33-06:41)
6. Dr. Cheddi Jagan in his speech at the opening of the special summit notes that despite CARICOM’s introduction of hassle free travel for nationals, Guyanese travelers passing through Antigua have been detained overnight. Sandra Baptiste speaks with Antigua’s Foreign Minister Lester Bird about the issue (06:42-08:10)
7. CARICOM leaders are expected to articulate a clear policy on the shipment of dangerous materials through the Caribbean (08:11-09:57)
8. Jamaican born Donovan ‘Razor’ Ruddock and Britain’s Lennox Lewis face off at a press conference in London ahead of the world heavyweight title match (09:58-12:05)
9. Tim Eckert reports on the International Creole Music Festival being held in Seychelles where Caribbean music is featured. Trinidadian steel band leader Tony Charles is interviewed (12:06-14:39)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44682
Date: 1992-10-29


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