Caribbean Report 1-06-1993

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Caribbean Report 1-06-1993

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Title: Caribbean Report 1-06-1993
Author: Rowe, Yvette (anchor); Reid, David (correspondent); Churchill, Winston (interviewee); Howard, Michael (interviewee); Trant, William (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Macedo, Carlyle (speaker)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:22)
2. Belize Prime Minister, George Price calls a snap election for June 30th. His announcement came before news from Guatemala that President Serrano had resigned. With the withdrawal of British troops from Belize, the main opposition, United Democratic Party has capitalised on local fears that the changing government in Guatemala could rekindle that country’s claim on Belize. David Reid reports. Interview with an Expert on Latin American Affairs (00:23-07:02)
3. In Britain, remarks by Conservative MP, Winston Churchill on the relentless flow of immigrants threatened the British way of life has been condemned by MPs on both sides of the political fence. Interviews with Winston Churchill; Home Office Minister, Michael Howard; and William Trant, Chairman, West Indian Standing Conference (07:03-11:26)
4. Caribbean nations should make health a central aspect of economic planning according to Pan American Health Organisation’s Director, Dr. Carlyle Macedo. Dr. Macedo was speaking in Trinidad on the opening day of the 1st Caribbean Conference on Health Promotion. The aim of the four-day conference is to develop a new public health policy for the region. Tony Fraser reports. Speaker, Dr. Carlyle Macedo (11:27-13:52)
5. The Atlantic hurricane season begins with a tropical storm which unleash downpours of rain on Jamaica, Bahamas and Cuba. Jamaica has been experiencing almost incessant rainfall over the past two months resulting in extensive losses in its agricultural sector. The Bahamas is still recovering from Hurricane Andrew while Cuba is still reeling from the effects of the crippling storm, weather disturbances from the previous year (13:53-14:32)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46329
Date: 1993-06-01


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