Caribbean Report 25-08-1992

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Caribbean Report 25-08-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 25-08-1992
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Patterson, Charles (interviewee); Khan, Sharief (correspondent); Hogg, Dominic (interviewee); Aristide, Jean-Bertrand (interviewee)
Description:
1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)
2. Jamaican soldiers are helping with clean-up operations in the Bahamas following the passing of Hurricane Andrew (00:34-00:54)
3. Property owners in the Caribbean could face higher rates and possibly no hurricane coverage when the rates come up for review by reinsurers. Immediate past president of the Insurance Association of the Caribbean, Charles Patterson comments (00:55-03:26)
4. Banana company Geest as well as some insurance companies in London experience a fall in share prices as a result of possible damage to plantations in the Caribbean by Hurricane Andrew (03:27-04:07)
5. Ambassador Myles Frechette shares Washington’s concern over the Caribbean’s attempts to form a single market. Correspondent Sharief Khan reports (04:08-05:49)
6. Although the disarmament of rebels in Suriname appears to be going smoothly, there is concern about how much arms are actually in the rebels’ possession. Editor of Suriname’s Be Ware Tijd newspaper comments (05:46-09:28)
7. Dominic Hogg, an economic consultant with Friends of the Earth expresses doubts about the viability of Guyana’s National Forestry Action Plan saying that the program lacks adequate regulation (09:29-12:40)
8. Exiled President Aristide predicts a social explosion unless Haiti is returned to democracy (12:41-14:15)
9. Recap of headlines (14:16-14:43)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42550
Date: 1992-07-25


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