Caribbean Report 27-03-1998

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Caribbean Report 27-03-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 27-03-1998
Author: Gordon, Orin (anchor); Sawh, Satyadeow (interviewee); Foulkes, Imogen (correspondent); Richards, Ken (correspondent); Naysmith, Electra (correspondent); Tilt, Richard (interviewee); Philips, Trevor (interviewee); Greaves, Keith Stone (correspondent); Burrell, Horace (interviewee)
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1. Headlines with Orin Gordon (00:00-00:25)
2. As Guyana counts the economic costs of El Nino, the UN is helping in its appeal for more aid from overseas. Forestry Minister Satyadeow Sawh comments on the latest efforts to get overseas help (00:26-01:59)
3. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) sends teams to Brazil and Indonesia where forest fires are raging out of control. Imogen Foulkes reports on the damages sustained from the forest fires and whether Guyana can expect similar help (02:00-06:18)
4. Dominican businessmen accuses telephone multinational Cable and Wireless of profiteering. Ken Richards reports on the businessmen's perspective and the company's position on the issue (06:19-08:36)
5. Cuba's Foreign Minister Roberto Robaina has met Pope John Paul II during a private audience in Rome (08:37-09:02)
6. In Britain, the Director General of the Prison Service Richard Tilt has been accused of making racist remarks after an inquest ruled that a black prisoner who died was unlawfully killed. Electra Naysmith reports on Mr. Tilt's comments (09:03-11:49)
7. In Jamaica, the ruling People's National Party (PNP) has consolidated its power when its candidate won a rerun of an election in the West Central St. Andrew constituency (11:50-12:15)
8. In Britain, Jamaica's Reggae Boyz played Wales as far more people wore the black, gold and green of Jamaica than the red of Wales. Keith Stone Greaves spoke to Horace Burrell about the Boyz mania (12:16-14:54)
9. Recap of top stories (14:55-15:15)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38553
Date: 1998-03-27


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