Caribbean Report 14-02-1996

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Caribbean Report 14-02-1996

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Title: Caribbean Report 14-02-1996
Author: Rowe, Yvette (anchor); Chalker, Lynda (interviewee); McGraw, John (interviewee); Lamb, Harriet (interviewee); Spepherd, Alair (interviewee); Goffe, Leslie (correspondent); Maharaj, Ramesh Lawrence (interviewee); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Pattullo, Polly (interviewee); Richards, Ken (correspondent); Niles, Bertram (anchor)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. The Caribbean set to lose out as Britain changes its overseas aid policy. Aid agencies are concerned about the impact this will have. It is feared that projects in the Caribbean, Pacific and Latin American are particularly at risk. John McGraw of Oxfam, Harriet Lamb, London based World Development Head of Campaign and Minister of Overseas Aid Baroness Lynda Chalker are interviewed (00:29-06:44)
3. In Barbados convicted murderers under eighteen years could face the hangman. Barbados lawyer Alair Shepherd is interviewed (05:06-06:45)
4. According to an American financial journal more and more Cubans are using gold instead of paper money to finance trade. Leslie Goffe reports (06:46-07:52)
5. The government of Trinidad and Tobago is to investigate the fate of missing children. Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj is interviewed and Tony Fraser reports (07:53-09:35)
6. Millions of tourist travel to destinations in the Caribbean each year. The industry is one of prime importance to the region but what does tourism cost the Caribbean countries in terms of resources and development. The author of the Last resort: the cost of tourism in the Caribbean Polly Pattullo is interviewed by Hugh Crosskill (09:36-11:26)
7. St. Valentine's Day is celebrated today with song, flowers and gifts but how does Valentine's Day in the Caribbean compare with the attention afforded other occasions in other parts of the world. Bertrand Niles and Ken Richards report (11:27-15:15)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39356
Date: 1996-02-14


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