Caribbean Report 18-05-1998

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Title: Caribbean Report 18-05-1998
Author: Naysmith, Electra (anchor); Mitchell, James (interviewee); Beache, Vincent (interviewee); Aubrey, Martin (correspondent); Hayes, Rosie (correspondent); Mason, Barney (correspondent); Blair, Tony (interviewee); Doole, Clare (correspondent); James, Edison (interviewee); Gordon, Orin (correspondent); Short, Clare (interviewee); Caroit, Jean Michel (correspondent)
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1. Headlines with Electra Naysmith (00:00-00:26)
2. Sir James Mitchell, Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines announces the date of the country's general elections which is June 15th. Opposition Leader, Vincent Beache states his party is ready (00:27-01:56)
3. In the Bahamas, 60 Cuban refugees have been deported, the first mass deportation this year. Rosie Hayes reports that the Bahamas authorities have a strict agreement with Havana that Cubans found illegally are to be returned to Cuba (01:57-04:17)
4. In London, intensive negotiations have led to a break through on the dispute between the US and the EU over trade and investment in Cuba. US President Bill Clinton agreed to accept European companies doing business with Cuba (04:18-06:04)
5. Thousands of protesters are in Geneva, demonstrating against the WTO as it prepares for a three-day conference. Dominica's Prime Minister Edison James comment on what the Caribbean banana lobby expects from the WTO conference (06:05-10:42)
6. Leaders of the major economic powers or G8 have ended their summit meeting in Britain by calling for a speedy and effective debt relief for some of the poorest countries of the world. Orin Gordon reports (10:43-12:55)
7. There was landslide victory for the Opposition Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD) in the Dominican Republic and this represents a major blow for President Fernandez (12:56-14:45)
8. Recap of top stories (14:46-15:10)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38666
Date: 1998-05-18


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