Caribbean Report 07-05-1993

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Caribbean Report 07-05-1993

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Title: Caribbean Report 07-05-1993
Author: Rowe, Yvette (anchor); Joseph, Maynard (interviewee); Theodore, Carl (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Forbes, Glenroy (interviewee); Peters, Richard (interviewee); Allen, Gary (correspondent); Lewis, Margaret (interviewee)
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Headlines with anchor Yvette Rowe (00:30)
1. The international whaling commission meets in Japan next week. Top of the agenda will be plans to set up a whaling centre in Antarctic and a moratorium on commercial whaling - Yvette Rowe reports (00:31-04:02).
2. Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Patrick Manning last night announced a series of meshes to alleviate the impact of the floatation of the dollar in some hard hit sectors of the community - Tony Fraser reports (04:03 –05:54)
3. The government of Puerto Rico has hinted that more alterations to the 936 programme particularly in the area of tourism – 936 a special lending facility is now being reviewed in Puerto Rico and Washington (05:55 -06:45).
4. The attraction of offshore financial services as a revenue earner in the region is being highlighted by a leading industry publication - Offshore Outlook reports that the British Virgin Islands has had the most phenomenal growth in the sector in the Mike Jarvis reports (06:46 -10:10).
5. There are fears that Caribbean soldiers might become caught up in the conflict in the former Yugoslavia as the UN considers the possibility of extending its involvement in the war torn area (10:11 -13:32)
6. In sport, a Lennox Lewis victory in the heavy weight fight with Tony Tucker could lead to a Caribbean heavy weight showdown in September in Britain - Yvette Rowe reports (13:33-14:51)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/34515
Date: 1993-05-07


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