Caribbean Report 04-02-2002

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Caribbean Report 04-02-2002

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Title: Caribbean Report 04-02-2002
Author: Weir, Karen (anchor); Heusner, Karla (correspondent); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Indarsingh, Rudranath (speaker); Maharaj, Ramesh Lawrence (speaker); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Greaves, Damian (speaker); Junor, John (speaker); Arcilla, Alvin (correspondent); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Sankar, Beni (speaker); Rogers, Julian (speaker); Benjamin, Steadroy Cutie (speaker); Florence, Chris (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. CARICOM leaders begin a Summit Meeting in Belize which aims at tackling crime and resolving political crises in Haiti and Trinidad and Tobago (00:27-02:23)
3. As the two major political leaders in Trinidad and Tobago remain apart on the convening of Parliament, the fight over political territory between the United National Congress (UNC) and its splinter group Team Unity gets nasty (02:24-05:09)
4. CARICOM Health Ministers will be asked to assess the impact of violent crime on the region’s health sector when they meet later this year in Washington (05:10-06:45)
5. The Mexican President Vicente Fox is meeting Cuba’s best known dissidents during an official visit to the Caribbean island. The talks come hours after Mr. Fox met the Cuban president, Fidel Castro (06:46-09:24)
6. Rice farmers in Guyana welcome an agreement between the government and commercial banks to restructure a multi-million dollar debt owed by them. Colin Smith reports that the deal is expected to rescue the country’s vital rice industry from near collapse (09:25-11:10)
7. According to the Labour Ministry in Saint John’s, Barbadian Julius Gittens must leave Antigua having failed to produce work permit documents (11:11-13:48)
8. In cricket, the West Indies team collapses dramatically and loses to Pakistan by a hundred and seventy runs on the fifth and final day of the first test in Sharjah. Chris Florence reports from Sharjah (13:49-15:26)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/45130
Date: 2002-02-04


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