Caribbean Report 09-11-2001

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Title: Caribbean Report 09-11-2001
Author: Weir, Karen (anchor); Bush, McKeeva (interviewee); Gordon, Orin (correspondent); Forde, Nathan (interviewee); Joseph, Emma (correspondent); Bethel, Carl (interviewee); Skerrit, Ricky (speaker); Hunte, Christopher (speaker); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. The Cayman Islands legislators remove the Leader of the Government Business Kurt Tibbetts and replace him with Tourism Minister and Deputy Leader W. McKeeva Bush. Mr. Bush gives his account on where the former leader went wrong (00:30-03:26)
3. Developing countries take the case for cheaper drugs to treat AIDS to the WTO talks in Qatar. Nathan Forde from the international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières speaks on the issue (03:27-06:23)
4. Environment ministers continue to work on completing a legal framework for the establishment of the proposed Kyoto treaty on Climate Change (06:24-07:57)
5. Cuban Vice President Carlos Lage says the economic damage caused by Hurricane Michelle was the worst ever in Cuba and there will be a strict program of electricity saving (07:58-08:24)
6. The Bahamas Attorney General clears up the confusion over claims that his government passed files to the US about a local bank suspected of having terrorist links. The Bahamian Attorney General Carl Bethel is interviewed (08:25-11:22)
7. Security concerns are raised ahead of the current West Indies cricket tour to Sri Lanka due to a heated election campaign. Mr. Ricky Skerrit comments on these concerns (11:23-12:54)
8. Preparations for general elections in St. Lucia take a new twist as an unusual new political grouping makes an appearance. Mr. Christopher Hunte leader of the new party ‘Staff Party’ speaks on the issue (12:55-15:29)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44706
Date: 2001-11-09


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