Caribbean Report 15-04-1993

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Caribbean Report 15-04-1993

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Title: Caribbean Report 15-04-1993
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Graham, Roland (interviewee); Bird, Dickie (interviewee); Richardson, Richie (interviewee); Allen, Gary (correspondent); Scanlon, Charles (interviewee)
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Headlines with anchor Mike Jarvis (00:33)
1. Trade Unions leaders in Trinidad and Tobago have postponed the decision to call a national strike over the recent devaluation of the TandT currency (00:34 -03:07).
2. West Indies Captain Richie Richardson says that he would have been extremely disappointed if the touring Pakistani cricket team had carried out a threat to cancel the current tour (03:08 -06:53).
3. The Jamaican Prime Minister – PJ Patterson has appointed 22 more members to his administration bringing the total number to 39 (06:54 -08:27).
4. International experts are warning Caribbean manufacturers that it may be more difficult to gain access American markets in the future despite the efforts of some US congressmen and the NAFTA between the USA, Canada and Mexico (08:28-11:52).
5. Cuba tries to attract foreign investors to help revitalize the economy, the health care system is now badly fraying as modern drugs become scarce on the brink of collapse and they are resorting to herbal medicine, being blamed on Fidel Castro’s defiant stance against the US embargo - Charles Scanlon reports from Havana, Cuba (11:53 -13:47).
6. Negotiations continue to try to end the regime of the facto government in Haiti, some international human rights groups remain opposed to the idea of a blanket amnesty for the coup leaders (13:48 -14:56).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/34537
Date: 1993-04-15


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