Caribbean Report 05-04-1996

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Caribbean Report 05-04-1996

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Title: Caribbean Report 05-04-1996
Author: Orr, Carol (anchor); Gordon, Warren (correspondent); Clarke, Edgerton (interviewee); Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent); Baku, Shango (interviewee); Norton, Michael (correspondent); Richards, Ken (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:21)
2. In the second of a three part special on Easter in the Caribbean. We take a look at the holiday celebrations. Easter is a time of celebrations, reflections and of course extended holiday. In Britain there is a lot of egg giving, eggs being symbolic of new life but in the Caribbean a whole host of foods are eaten symbolising the celebration. Warren Gordon sums up the meaning of Easter for christians across the globe. It is a time of thanks, hope and great joy. Warren Gordon reports (00:22-02:04)
3. Archbishop Edgerton Clarke, Head of the Catholic Church in Jamaica sums up the meaning of Easter in the Catholic Church. Archbishop Edgerton Clarke is interviewed (02:05-04:22)
4. In St. Lucia like much of the English and French speaking Caribbean Islands the Catholic Church has deep roots alongside the Methodist, Anglican and Baptist Churches, however, the Jehovah Witnesses do not celebrate Easter. Pete Ninvalle reports (04:23-07:03)
5. In Britain Ras Shango Baku is a leading voice in the Rastafarian community. He was asked how Rastafarians in general regard Easter? Ras Shango Baku is interviewed (07:04-10:55)
6. In Haiti Voodoo priest and practitioners in the country side mark the Easter celebrations with special traditions. Michael Norton and Ken Richards report (10:56-15:44)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/39387
Date: 1996-04-05


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