Caribbean Report 02-08-1990

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Caribbean Report 02-08-1990

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Title: Caribbean Report 02-08-1990
Author: Whitehorne, Pat (anchor); Adie, Kate (correspondent); Clark, Gregory (interviewee); Manigat, Leslie (interviewee); Norton, Michael (correspondent); Crosskill, Hugh (correspondent); Hoyte, Desmond (interviewee); Jagan, Cheddi (interviewee); Sandiford, Erskine (interviewee); James, Canute (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:18)
2. Although the island is returning to a state of normalcy, security forces are still on the alert in Trinidad and Tobago after the Muslim rebels attempt to overthrow the government. Kate Adie reports and Pat Whitehorne interviews Dr. Gregory Clark, Chief Minister of Information (00:19-03:48)
3. Former Haitian president, Leslie Manigat who was ousted in a military coup last year, refuses entry into Haiti. Pat Whitehorne interviews Leslie Manigat in New York and Michael Norton reports from Port-au-Prince (03:49-09:41)
4. An influential group of eight US congressmen sends a letter to the US Secretary of State calling for the suspension of financial aid to Guyana unless the Guyanese government undertakes the necessary reforms to guarantee free and fair elections. Hugh Crosskill reports from the Caricom Heads of Government meeting in Jamaica with an interview with an attorney acting on behalf of Cheddi Jagan. Comments also are made by the President of Guyana Desmond Hoyte, Opposition leader Cheddi Jagan and Prime Minister of Barbados Erskin Sandiford (09:42-13:23)
5. The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq has already impacted on the price of oil on the world market. Canute James reports that the tension in the Gulf can affect the oil importing countries of the Caribbean (13:24-14:40)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/32957
Date: 1990-08-08


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