Caribbean Report 11-10-1996

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Caribbean Report 11-10-1996

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Title: Caribbean Report 11-10-1996
Author: Orr, Carol (anchor); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Saith, Lenny (interviewee); Boucher, Carlston (interviewee); Cozier, Tony (correspondent); Gordon, Warren (correspondent); Thompson, Juliet (correspondent); Pearson, Mike (interviewee); Edwards, Claudette (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. A bitter contest to the end between Rowley and Manning for the leadership of Trinidad and Tobago's opposition. Chairman Lenny Saith is interviewed and Tony Fraser reports (00:30-02:24)
3. The transhipment of nuclear fuels through Caribbean waters along with the problems facing the banana industry were high on the agenda in a recent UN meeting in New York. The meeting of Caribbean Foreign Ministers had gathered to address the General Assembly of the United Nations. Barbados Ambassador Carlston Boucher is interviewed (02:25-05:28)
4. A warning from Geneva that the world's pollution threatens nations dependent on fishing. Warren Gordon reports (05:29-07:00)
5. Hispanic community leaders living in the United States are to march in front of the White House on Saturday to protest anti-immigrant abuse (07:01-07:43)
6. Former West Indian fast bowler Keith Boyce has died. Tony Cozier reports (07:44-11:05)
7. A large production surplus for the 1996-1997 financial year is likely to resolve in a drop in the world's sugar prices. That is according to the latest report of the International Sugar Organisation (11:06-11:30)
8. How smoking affects life expectancy in Britain is a subject that has been examined in a study published in the British Medical Journal. According to the survey lifelong male smokers are half as likely to live to the age of seventy-three years as nonsmokers. In this report Juliet Thompson looks at the implications of those findings for Britain's Afro-Caribbean community. Dr Mike Pearson spokesman of the British Thoracic Society and Claudette Edwards, Health Education Authority are interviewed. Juliet Thompson reports (11:31-14:14)
9. Cuban Radio has reported that a Frenchman convicted of crime involving young girls has today been sentenced to twelve years in prison (14:15-15:24)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42842
Date: 1996-10-11


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