Caribbean Report 02-07-2002

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Title: Caribbean Report 02-07-2002
Author: Richards, Ken (anchor); Carrington, Edwin (analyst); St.Clair, Ruth (interviewee); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Ellis, David (correspondent); Arthur, Owen (interviewee); Charles, Richard (interviewee); Glover, Edward (interviewee); Fredericlaus, Stephen (interviewee); Mills, Theresa (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. Haiti is now a full-fledged member of the Caribbean Community. Haitian, Foreign Minister, Phillipe Antonio hands over the instruments of ratification during brief ceremony at the Georgetown Summit. The pre-Summit events include the coming together of civil society to alert the Heads of their concerns and willingness to collaborate in the efforts towards Caribbean development. Edwin Carrington, Secretary General of CARICOM speaks on this new chapter in Caribbean development. Colin Smith, BBC correspondent, reports and interviews Ruth St. Clair, Executive Co-ordinator, Caribbean Policy Development Centre (00:27-05:08)
3. CEMEX, the Mexican cement company is making a bid for Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL). BBC correspondent, David Ellis reports and interviews Prime Minister of Barbados, Owen Arthur (05:09-06:51)
4. Dominica Producers Banana Company (DPBC) expects to take over the operations of the Dominica Banana Marketing Corporation (DBMC) after the resignation of Board of Directors. Richard Charles, Chairman, Dominica Banana Marketing Corporation (DBMC) is interviewed (06:52 -09:34)
5. Britain and Suriname sign an agreement allowing each other prisoners to return to their respective homelands to serve out their sentences. The agreement facilitates the exchange of two Suriname prisoners in Britain and six British prisoners in the former Dutch colony. Natalie Williams reports and interviews Edward Glover, British Ambassador to Suriname and Stephen Fredericlaus, BBC correspondent (09:35-11:41)
6. Trinidad and Tobago, Head of State, Mr. A.N.R Robinson is taking legal action against Mr. Basdeo Panday, Opposition Leader, United Nations Congress (UNC) for slander. Theresa Mills, Newsday, Editor in Chief, is interviewed (11:42-14:46)
7. In Latin America and the Caribbean, there are over two (2) million adults and children infected with HIV. HIV is the leading cause of death in Haiti and the Bahamas (14:47-15:33)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46431
Date: 2002-07-02


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