Caribbean Report 06-12-2001

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Title: Caribbean Report 06-12-2001
Author: Orr, Carol (anchor); Hodgson, Derek (interviewee); Manning, Patrick (speaker); Panday, Basdeo (speaker); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Anthony, Kenny (speaker); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Shepherd, John (interviewee); Platzer, Michael (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. Ottawa sites increase passport fraud for new visa restrictions imposed on Grenada and Dominica. Derek Hodgson, Press Secretary tells the anchor the passport fraud problem had to be stopped (00:27-03:34)
3. The election campaigning continues in Trinidad and Tobago, as the opposition PNM uses a big oil find and the promise of funding for social and economic development to sway voters. While the ruling UNC appeals to citizens to vote for education of the youth. Patrick Manning and Basdeo Panday speak on their party promises; Tony Fraser reports (03:35-05:51)
4. St. Lucia Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony hints at a Cabinet reshuffle as he takes his oath of office. Dr. Anthony comments on his government’s intention to build on economic bridges to link sectors such as agriculture and tourism; Pete Ninvalle reports (05:52-07:43)
5. Despite reduced activity, the Seismic Research Unit in Trinidad says the underwater volcano Kick ‘em Jenny has to be closely monitored. In an interview Dr. John Shepherd of the Seismic Research Unit says the unit is holding the alert level at orange due to possible eruptions (07:44-10:19)
6. A new World Bank reports says rich nations should double foreign aid, since aid has fallen to its lowest level since it was institutionalized by the Marshall Plan. Bertram Niles reports ( 10:20- 11:49)
7. Delegates from the Caribbean, United Kingdom, United States, Canada and EU engage in talks to assess why regional recommendations to tackle drug trafficking have failed to materialise. Michael Platzer, the Caribbean representative for the UN Drug Control Programme speak with the anchor on the progress made at the conference (11:50-14:29)
8. The British Home Furnishings Group Courts posts a slump in half-year profits due to the slow global economy (14:29-15:31)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/45552
Date: 2001-12-06


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