Caribbean Report 07-02-2002

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Title: Caribbean Report 07-02-2002
Author: Orr, Carol (anchor); Powell, Colin L. (speaker); Sawyer, Jerome (correspondent); Musa, Said W., 1944- (speaker); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Panday, Basdeo (speaker); Manning, Patrick, 1946-2016 (speaker); Hayes, Rosie (correspondent); Niles, Bertram (correspondent); Brown, Diana (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:24)
2. Colin Powell speaking at the conclusion of a meeting with Caribbean Foreign Ministers in Nassau says Washington will continue to advise international institutions to withhold aid to Haiti until Haiti’s political situation improves. Bahamian Prime Minister Janet Bostwick made a special plea to Secretary Powell and to her Caribbean counterparts as the Bahamas is having difficulties coping with a steady influx of Haitian immigrants to their shores (00:25-03:02)
3. Said Musa says much attention has been given to Haiti at this week’s CARICOM Summit in Belize and in the face of the U.S. refusal to resume international aid to Haiti, CARICOM must be firm in its resolve to assist (03:03-05:46)
4. Former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Basdeo Panday says he wants control of fifty percent of the cabinet ministries before he can begin to cooperate and convene parliament. Current Prime Minister Patrick Manning however says such a proposal is unworkable and unacceptable. Tony Fraser reports (05:47-08:23)
5. As regional concerns over the weekend expulsion of journalist Julius Gittens grow, the Antiguan Minister of Labour says it is now a matter in the hands of Prime Minister Lester Bird. Rosie Hayes reports (08:24-10:19)
6. Two Caribbean nations are among nine developing countries which are calling for special treatment for poor countries in agricultural negotiations with the World Trade Organization. Bertram Niles reports (10:20-11:52)
7. In sport, a black woman from the Virgin Islands is the first to take part in the high speed Luge event at the Winter World Olympics at Utah in the United States. She talks about how she got involved in the sport, describes Luge, and her aspirations (11:53-15:19)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/45135
Date: 2002-02-07


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