Caribbean Report 23-04-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 23-04-1998
Author: Naysmith, Electra (anchor); Cunningham, Jack (interviewee); Gordon, Orin (correspondent); Marquis, Elijah (interviewee); Mitchell, James (interviewee); Coughlan, Geraldine (correspondent); Douglas, Rosie (interviewee); James, Edison (interviewee); Caroit, Jean Michel (correspondent); Greaves, Keith Stone (correspondent); Charles, Leon (interviewee); Lovelace, Earl (interviewee); Melville, Pauline (interviewee)
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1. Headlines with Electra Naysmith (00:00-00:25)
2. The US and five Latin American countries have come up with fresh objections to the latest EU banana proposals. Jack Cunningham states he wants to help small banana farmers within the Caribbean. Orin Gordon reports (00:26-05:54)
3. Guadeloupe's banana farmers have ended an eight day blockage of the main port and restarted shipping the fruit to France. Geraldine Coughlan reports (05:55-07:03)
4. Dominica's Opposition Leader Rosie Douglas noted that any boundary changes could have negative political consequences. Prime Minister Edison James responds to the accusation of gerrymandering (07:04-09:22)
5. Political violence flares up in the Dominican Republic three weeks before elections as two people are killed and more than a dozen injured (09:23-10:48)
6. Another shipwreck in Haiti has renewed calls for the introduction of some form of maritime control. Keith Stone Greaves reports on the search for missing persons (10:49-12:12)
7. World Book Day is celebrated worldwide and the works of Caribbean authors are among those being reflected on as the importance of reading is highlighted. Interviews with Earl Lovelace and Pauline Melville (12:13-15:15)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38607
Date: 1998-04-23


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