Caribbean Report 22-10-1997

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Title: Caribbean Report 22-10-1997
Author: Gordon, Warren (anchor); Anthony, Kenny (interviewee); Mason, Barnaby (interviewee); Smith, E. (correspondent); Blair, Tony (interviewee); James, Edison (interviewee); Mitchell, Keith (interviewee); Ransome, Debbie (correspondent); Cozier, Tony (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Three Caribbean Prime Ministers enlist the help of Caribbean nationals in Britain to save the banana industry. A priority for many of the Caribbean leaders gathering for the Commonwealth Summit in Edinburgh will be the support from Britain and the Commonwealth over maintaining Europe's banana regime. Prime Minister of St. Lucia Kenny Anthony is asked is there still a role for the Commonwealth given the changes taking place in international trade and diplomacy? Prime Minister Kenny Anthony is interviewed (00:29-05:02)
3. Nigeria's military government told their delegation would not be welcomed at the Commonwealth Summit in Edinburgh. Barnaby Mason reports (05:03-06:13)
4. British Prime Minister Tony Blair sets out his vision of the Commonweatlh as an economic power house in the 21st century. He signals that finding ways to boost trade would be a central theme of this weekend's summit in Edinburgh. Part of the plan would be the privatisation of the Commonwealth Development Corporation. Prime Minister Tony Blair and Roy Reynolds, Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Development Corporation are interviewed (06:14-08:47)
5. About three hundred Caribbean nationals were at a meeting this evening at London's Westminster Hall. The Prime Ministers of Dominica, Grenada and St. Lucia are urging them to help the Caribbean banana industry. The main message was to lobby in the case of the Windward Islands banana. Prime Ministers Edison Mitchell and Keith Mitchell are interviewed. Debbie Ransome reports (08:48-12:51)
6. Success or failure rating of the first Red Stripe Bull. Sports Commentator, Tony Cozier reports (12:52-15:22)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38813
Date: 1997-10-22


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