Caribbean Report 25-10-1996

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Title: Caribbean Report 25-10-1996
Author: Gordon, Warren (anchor); Lewis, Vaughn (interviewee); Maingot, Anthony (interviewee); Alfonso, Miguel (interviewee); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Bell, Oswald (interviewee); Boutros-Boutros, Ghali (interviewee); Richards, Ken (correspondent); Burdell, Marc (interviewee); McDonald, Trevor (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. Caricom states are willing to co-ordinate foreign policy but warns this is not always possible. The Shiprider Maritime Drug Interdiction Agreement the United States is seeking with individual Caricom members has prompted renewed calls for the grouping to act as a unit when dealing with major powers like the United States. Florida-based Professor Anthony Maingot is interviewed (00:31-04:54)
3. The visit of a Vatican emissary Jean-Louis Tauran to Cuba is being seen as a prelude to a Papal visit. Foreign Ministry spokesman Miguel Alfonso is interviewed and Orla Guerin reports (04:55-06:40)
4. The Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force has issued an unprecedented statement calling on the army to be non-partisan. Colin Smith reports (06:41-08:34)
5. A small group of Vincentian traders worried about not being able to sell their agricultural produce in Barbados held a protest demonstration today (08:35-09:26)
6. Dutch St. Maarten is attempting to strike a balance between rescuing its reputation as a shopping Mecca and at the same time preventing illegal immigrants from settling there. Chamber of Commerce President Oswald Bell is interviewed (09:27-10:44)
7. The former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland is emerging as a favourite to succeed United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali and Marc Burdett, International Institute for Strategic Studies are interviewed. Ken Richards reports (10:45-13:03)
8. From worst to first: the likely reversal of fortune of a Vincentian footballer. Cricket listeners to the BBC World's Service will have a chance to tune in to a new series called Falling Sport hosted by Trinidadian born broadcaster Trevor McDonald. Broadcaster Trevor McDonald is interviewed (13:04-14:43)
9. Canadian officials are backing the reigning Miss Canada's bid to participate in an international beauty pageant in Jamaica next month (14:44-15:52)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42852
Date: 1996-10-25


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