Caribbean Report 16-10-1996

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Caribbean Report 16-10-1996

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Title: Caribbean Report 16-10-1996
Author: Richards, Ken (anchor); Bennett-Jones, Owen (correspondent); Gifford, Anthony (interviewee); Lowe, Henry (interviewee); Hunt, Jeff (interviewee); Gordon, Warren (correspondent); Chambers, Lee (interviewee); Daniel, Leon (interviewee); Goffe, Leslie (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. Cuba preparing for a possible brush with Tropical Storm Lili (00:30-01:06)
3. The United States has blocked a formal challenge from the European Union over the controversial Helms-Burton law. Owen Bennett-Jones reports (01:07-02:13)
4. A campaign backed by professionals in Jamaica attempting to press the case to legalise marijuana. Lord Anthony Gifford QC reports (02:14-05:59)
5. Jamaican agricultural products have suffered a ban impose by the Cayman Islands authorities because of fear of infestation by the Pink Mealybug (06:00-06:25)
6. The issue of concessions given to returning residents of various Caribbean countries is in the open once again. Dr Henry Lowe of Blue Cross of America and Jeff Hunt, Head of Barbados Facilitation Unit for Returning Nationals are interviewed (06:26-09:30)
7. In Britain a judgement is expected soon in the case of a white couple fighting a court battle to keep custody of a black four year old girl. The girl's Jamaican mother is to be deported shortly after serving a two year sentence for selling cocaine. Lee Chambers of the British Agency for the Adoption and Fostering and British Attorney Leon Daniel are interviewed. Warren Gordon reports (09:31-11:46)
8. An event taking place in New York today has been dubbed the Million Man March Part II. But the rally taking place outside the United Nations building is actually the World Day of Atonement organised by the Nation of Islam. Leslie Goffe reports (11:47-14:32)
9. The French Cabinet has approved a draft legislation that strengthens the existing law against racism (14:33-15:24)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42844
Date: 1996-10-16


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