Caribbean Report 23-01-2003

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Title: Caribbean Report 23-01-2003
Author: Hayes, Rosie (anchor); Little, Colin (interviewee); James, Colin (correspondent); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Manning, Patrick (speaker); Gift, Knowlson (interviewee); Williams, Carl (interviewee); Noel, Glen (speaker); Meade, Ben (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:01)
2. Colin Little, Executive VP for Cable and Wireless West Indies and the Eastern Caribbean explains the delay in concluding an agreement on interconnection rates that involves Digicel (00:02-02:21)
3. The West Indies Cricket Board and the regional Players’ Association are locked in negotiations to end their dispute over World Cup sponsorship. The players want the “lion’s share” from the deal with the Trinidad-based LNM Group. Colin James reports (02:22-04:34)
4. Prime Minister, Patrick Manning's response to a British travel advisory against Trinidad and Tobago is that no evidence of terrorist links exists. Foreign Minister Knowlson Gift starts off the damage control by meeting with the British Foreign Secretary, diplomats and overseas investors. Tony Fraser reports (04:35-06:25)
5. Jamaica and the UK have been collaborating on an anti-drugs programme. Routes to Britain were cut off but there is an increase in marijuana trafficking to the Eastern Caribbean. Carl Williams, Head of the Jamaica Police Narcotics Division explains (06:26-08:42)
6. Supporters of President Hugo Chavez protest on the streets after the Supreme Court rules against a planned referendum on his presidency. One of the opposition leaders, Carlos Ortega calls on anti-government activists to stay at home to avoid clashes (08:43-09:23)
7. Striking employees of the Grenada Broadcasting Network (GBN) picket as they criticize both GBN and the Trinidad-based Caribbean Communications Network. Glen Noel, Technical and Allied Workers Union (TAWU) spokesman says sticking points are hindering resolution of the industrial dispute (09:24-10:17)
8. John Lee Malvo, Jamaican teenager sniper arrested in the US is indicted on two counts of capital shootings. Correspondent Ben Meade reports (10:18-11:42)
9. According to Gulf News, Dubai will sign a nineteen-year concession for 1.4 billion dollars with the Dominican Republic. Development will focus on a port of call for cruise ships, an eco-resort and a luxury housing project (11:43-12:26)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46375
Date: 2003-01-23


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