Caribbean Report 06-01-2003

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Title: Caribbean Report 06-01-2003
Author: Hamilton, Conrad (correspondent); Meade, Ben (anchor); Charles, Pierre (interviewee); Saunders, Douglas (speaker); Aleong, Conrad (speaker); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Bisignani, Giovanni (speaker); James, Colin (correspondent); Niles, Bertram (correspondent); Denham, John (speaker)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Dominica’s Prime Minister Pierre Charles says he’s taking death threats against him and members of his government seriously. They came in a letter to Anthony Astaphan, lawyer and advocate for the ruling Dominica Labour Party. Ben Meade interviews the Prime Minister about these threats (00:32-03:22)
3. In Jamaica, a strike by taxi and mini bus drivers is creating havoc for the thousands who rely on them for transport. Roads across the island are blocked with debris as drivers demand a roll-back of the tax increases on motor vehicles. Conrad Hamilton reports (03:23-05:03)
4. From a meeting involving Jamaica’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the British High Commission, there is an official announcement that the British Government is considering the imposition of visa requirements for Jamaicans. Jamaican Ambassador Douglas Saunders speaks on the re-surfacing of immigration control (5:04-06:17)
5. Director General of the International Air Transport Association says in a fiercely competitive industry the many small airlines in the Caribbean should co-operate in order to survive. Speaking from Port-of-Spain, Giovanni Bisignani reveals that the airline industry lost more over the last two years than it profited within the last forty-five. Tony Fraser reports (06:18-08:50)
6. The team investigating the activities of U.S. sniper suspect John Allen Muhammad while he was in Antigua is presenting its findings. The four man task force discovers how Mr. Muhammad fraudulently obtained an Antiguan passport. Colin James reports on the delivery by the Head of the Task Force (08:51:11:36)
7. American Secretary of State, Colin Powell meets with a leading Cuban dissident, Oswaldo Payá to show Washington’s support for the Varela Project. Mr. Payá is the recent recipient of the European Union Human Rights Award, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought (11:37-12:02)
8. There are more than one thousand non-governmental organizations or NGOs in the Caribbean and according to a recently published study, most are dependent on foreign help. Bertram Niles reports (12:03-13:43)
9. Prison sentences of at least five years are part of Britain’s tough new measures to deal with the growing threat of gun crime in the country.The changes come just days after two teenage girls were killed at a Birmingham New Year party. Home Office Minister, John Denham shares his views (13:44-15:35)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46007
Date: 2003-01-06


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