Caribbean Report 02-09-1991

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Caribbean Report 02-09-1991

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Title: Caribbean Report 02-09-1991
Author: Crosskill, Hugh (anchor); Khan, Sharief (correspondent); Greaves, Philip (interviewee); Alleyne, Brian (interviewee); Charles, Eugenia (speaker); Hamid, Reezu (correspondent); Jarvis, Mike (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Fears of electoral malpractice surface in the run-up to Guyana’s elections. Sharief Khan reports from Georgetown that the opposition leaders are calling for a public demonstration in protest of the possibility that the upcoming elections will not be free and fair (00:32-02:24)
3. Two former Antiguan cabinet ministers are expected to return to the government tomorrow. Lester Bird, former Deputy Prime Minister, will return as the Minister of External Affairs, and John St. Luce will return as the Minister of Information and Broadcasting (02:25-03:10)
4. According Barbados’ Minister with responsibility for aviation affairs Philip Greaves, last week’s signing of a tri-lateral Air Services Agreement between St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago and Britain jeopardizes the chances of a Caricom multi-lateral agreement (03:11-06:59)
5. Representatives from Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and the host country Dominica are meeting this week for further discussions on the proposed political unification of the Windward Islands. Comments from Dominica’s Prime Minister, Eugenia Charles and Dominica’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Brian Alleyne (07:00-09:05)
6. The 10th Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Countries commenced today in Ghana. Reezue Hamid reports that although the Caribbean is well-represented, it is not at the ministerial level (09:06-10:49)
7. Almost three months since the elections in Suriname and the parliament is still attempting to appoint a president. Mike Jarvis reports that the new administration should be prepared to confront an economy in danger of collapse. Comments from a representative of the financial sector (10:56-13:39)
8. Haiti’s Prime Minister, Rene Preval, faces a no-confidence motion in parliament tomorrow. The parliamentarians stated that the vote will take place even in the absence of the prime minister (13:40-14:50)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44053
Date: 1991-09-02


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