Caribbean Report 11-09-1990

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Caribbean Report 11-09-1990

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Title: Caribbean Report 11-09-1990
Author: Whitehorne, Pat (anchor); Jagan, Cheddi (interviewee); Gunness, Chris (correspondent); Bromfield, Farideh (analyst); Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent); Howard, Michael (interviewee); James, Oliver (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:44)
2. Guyana’s People’s Progressive Party is ready to enter the elections without the Patriotic Coalition for Democracy if the alliance fails to support Dr. Cheddi Jagan as the presidential candidate. The impasse is between the PPP and the Working Party Alliance, with the latter backing Aston Chase as the presidential candidate. Pat Whitehorne interviews Cheddi Jagan (00:45-03:50)
3. The UN’s General Assembly is due to meet this week to consider proposals for UN’s involvement in the upcoming elections in Haiti in December. The ten million dollars operation of the UN will involve the supervising and monitoring of the electoral process by hundreds of UN personnel. Chris Gunness reports (03:51-06:03)
4. Financial News. Farideh Bromfield of EDandF Man forecasts a rise in world’s sugar production in 1991 (06:04-07:36)
5. UWI Economist, Dr. Michael Howard, predicts that the economy of Barbados is heading for a recession. Sandra Baptiste interviews Dr. Michael Howard (07:37-10:52)
6. Sports segment features an explanation for the poor performance of footballer John Barnes at the last World Cup in Italy; the release of Patrick Patterson, West Indies pace bowler, from Lancashire County Cricket Club after six years; the discharge of Winston Davis, West Indies fast bowler, from Northamptonshire after being fined for dissent; and the return of Ben Johnson, Jamaican-born sprinter, to the track in Canada after a two year ban (10:53-15:08)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39098
Date: 1990-09-11


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