Caribbean Report 08-10-1992

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Title: Caribbean Report 08-10-1992
Author: Ransome, Debbie (anchor); Jagan, Cheddi (interviewee); Premdas, Ralph (interviewee); Thompson, Pat (speaker); Ramsahoye, Fenton (interviewee); Jarvis, Mike (correspondent); Ali, Arif (speaker); Hintzen, Percy (speaker); Walcott, Derek (speaker); Crosskill, Hugh (correspondent); Ismond, Pat (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. As plans are on the way for Friday’s swearing in of Guyana’s president elect, Dr. Cheddi Jagan, outgoing President Hoyte appeals for peace. He also announces his intention to stay on as leader of the People’s National Congress. (00:29-02:38)
3. Dr. Ralph Premdas, Lecturer in the Department of Government at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine believes that maintaining racial peace in Guyana will be Dr. Jagan’s main challenge after he assumes office. (02:39-04:17)
4. Pat Thompson, Executive Director of The Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce talks about Guyana’s economic prospects which he deems bright in the medium term. (04:18-05:29)
5. Dr. Fenton Ramsayhoye, Guyana’s former Attorney General believes that Dr. Jagan has the challenge of balancing the expectation for change of Guyanese at home and abroad with the existing situation. (05:30-06:27)
6. Arif Ali, Editor of the Caribbean Times newspaper and Dr. Percy Hinton give varying views on how strong overseas Guyanese feel the need to return home under a new government. (06:28-09:03)
7. St. Lucian born poet Derek Walcott wins the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature. Correspondent Hugh Crosskill reports on Walcott’s work while Dr. Pat Ismond, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, talks about what the award means to the Caribbean. (09:04-13:47)
8. Dominica’s Opposition Labour Party takes the case for Windward Islands banana exports to the Committee for Economic Co-operation in the German Parliament. (13:48-14:44)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/43675
Date: 1992-10-08


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