Caribbean Report 28-08-1991

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Caribbean Report 28-08-1991

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Title: Caribbean Report 28-08-1991
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Joseph, Molwyn (interviewee); Balwin, Spencer (interviewee); Khan, Sharief (correspondent); Atwood, Brian (interviewee); Roberts, Audley (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. The Antiguan government announced a series of belt tightening measures designed to steer the country’s unstable economy to recovery. At a recent press conference, the Finance Minister, Molwyn Joseph, states that the measures are necessary and endorsed by the IMF. Mike Jarvis interviews Balwin Spencer, leader of the opposition United National Democratic Party (00:35-07:36)
3. Guyana’s ruling People’s National Congress clashes with the Washington-based National Democratic Institute over the monitoring of the upcoming elections. The NDI granted $30,000 to the local electoral assistance bureau to help develop the electoral process in Guyana. President Hoyte’s PNC advocates that the NDI’s grant is an indication of partisan politics. Sharief Khan reports from Georgetown and Mike Jarvis interviews Brian Atwood, President of the NDI (07:37-12:19)
4. The changing face of the Soviet Union may not pose an immediate threat to an existing bauxite agreement between Jamaica and the USSR. Managing Director of the Bauxite and Alumina Trading Company of Jamaica, Audley Roberts comments on the future implications of the current political climate on the bauxite trade (12:20-14:53)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/43943
Date: 1991-08-28


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