Caribbean Report 01-07-1998

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Caribbean Report 01-07-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 01-07-1998
Author: Naismith, Electra (anchor); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Mitchell, James (interviewee); Gordon, Warren (correspondent); Rose, Renwick (interviewee); Gibb, Tom (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:16)
2. Desmond Hoyte, Guyana's Opposition Leader, has been doing a hard sell to CARICOM leaders and Guyanese nationals living in St. Lucia on his side of Guyana's political crisis. Also, a report by Colin Smith in Georgetown on the latest developments there. Almost the entire clerical staff of the country's Supreme Court and the Registry staged a one day strike today. Opposition Leader Desmond Hoyte is interviewed and Colin Smith reports (00:16-02:14)
3.In Castries, there has been some concern about the attention being given to Desmond Hoyte, as the sole Opposition Leader at the CARICOM Summit. The PNC leader was asked if he thinks that a final solution to Guyana's political problem could be solved in this Summit in Castries. Prime Minister James Mitchell is interviewed (02:15-08:01)
4. The European Union has entered into a fresh straight dispute with the United States accusing them of providing American companies with billions of dollars of hidden export subsidies. In the meanwhile, the US is threatening retaliatory action against the EU over the latest amendments to Europe's banana regime. Prime Minister Sir James Mitchell and Chief spokesman for WINFA Renwick Rose are interviewed and Warren Gordon reports (08:02-13:45)
5. Cuba is intransigent on the question of religious education. Tom Gibb reports (13:46-15:29)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/47190
Date: 1998-07-01


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