Caribbean Report 26-08-1992

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Caribbean Report 26-08-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 26-08-1992
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Jarvis, Mike (correspondent); Frechette, Myles (interviewee); Maynard, Charles (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. Cost Rica’s ambassador to Brussels, Alfonso Guardia, claims that Britain and Italy have shown a change in favour of Latin American dollar bananas (00:35-01:54)
3. Mike Jarvis looks at the impact of the NAFTA agreement signed between Mexico, Canada and the US on the sugar quotas for export from the Caribbean (01:55-04:15)
4. Myles Frechette the US Assistant Trade Representative for the Caribbean says that NAFTA will cause some erosion of regional trade arrangements within the Caribbean (04:16-08:21)
5. The Caribbean Tourism Organization will meet next month to discuss the request made by cruise ship executives whether to put on hold the head tax on cruise ship passengers. CTO’s chairman, Charles Maynard comments (08:22-11:36)
6. US State Department Press Spokesperson responds to the accusations made by President Aristide, denying that America has an agenda to keep him out and Prime Minister Marc Bazin in power (11:37-13:12)
7. Scientists at the University of Hertfordshire will engage in a research project to determine exactly how the Pakistani fast bowlers achieve their devastating reverse swing (13:13-14:06)
8. Stiff sentences of 17 and 18 year jail terms are handed down to two bicycle thieves in Cuba in the hope that this would deter others who have been stealing bicycles during regular electricity blackouts (14:07-04:38)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42551
Date: 1992-07-26


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