Caribbean Report 28-08-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 28-08-1992
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Ross, Charles (interviewee); Rowe, Yvette (correspondent); Dunwoody, Gwyneth (speaker); Birns, Larry (interviewee); Peña Gómez, José Francisco (speaker); Agnew, Jonathan (correspondent); Grayson, Edward (interview)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. Charles Ross the Executive Director of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica is advocating for Jamaica to go its own way if the rest of the region is not responding satisfactorily to the request to lower the Common External Tariff to at least 20% in keeping with trade liberalization. (00:30-04:22)
3. A new European Commission proposal on how to share the banana market between Latin America and ACP producers is receiving mixed reactions for the Caribbean. Correspondent Yvette Row reports. (04:23-06:27)
4. British parliamentarians on a visit to Belize express their support for the retention of the protected European market for ACP bananas. One parliamentarian, Gwyneth Dunwoody claims that the proposals are inadequate. (06:28-07:19)
5. Prof. Larry Birns, Director of the Council on Western Hemispheric Affairs says that the OAS has itself to blame for the failure of the trade embargo against Haiti (07:20-09:12)
6. The Latin American and Caribbean division of Socialist International prepares a resolution calling on the OAS to step up pressure on the de facto government in Haiti for President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s return to office. Member of the organisation José Francisco Peña Gomez comments. (09:13-10:38)
7. The International Cricket Council (ICC) refuses to reveal the reason for the ball being changed in the one day international between England and Pakistan. Secretary of the ICC, Col. John Stephenson says that he intends to treat the match referees report as strictly confidential. Correspondent Jonathan Agnew reports. (10:39-12:30)
8. Pakistan fast bowlers Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram consider legal action against English batsman Allan Lang and certain British newspapers which hinted that ball doctoring occurred during the match at Lord’s. Barrister Edward Grayson comments. (12:31-14:16)
9. Rita Marley, widow of Bob Marley to testify about the forgery she allegedly committed that moved most of Bob’s assets away from his estate (14:17-14:45)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/43397
Date: 1992-08-28


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