Caribbean Report 04-09-1991

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Caribbean Report 04-09-1991

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Title: Caribbean Report 04-09-1991
Author: Jarvis, Mike (anchor); Khan, Sharief (correspondent); Caroit, Jean Michel (correspondent); Crosskill, Hugh (correspondent); Fennell, Mike (interviewee); Crane, Phil (interviewee); Whitehorne, Pat (correspondent); Quist-Arcton, Ofeibea (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. New reports are emerging out of Guyana following the Opposition’s charges of government interference in the preparation for elections, after the PPP accused the ruling PNC of blocking an attempt by the Elections Commission to obtain UN funding for equipment. Sharief Khan reports from Georgetown (00:31-02:52)
3. The authorities in the Dominican Republic made their second largest drug bust seizing 725 kilos of cocaine with a street value of US$200 million. Jean Michel Cariot reports from Santo Domingo that nine drug traffickers, three Colombians and three Dominicans, were also arrested (02:53-04:04)
4. The motion of no-confidence against Haiti’s Prime Minister, Rene Preval, is still being debated in Haitian parliament (04:42-04:53)
5. The President of Air Jamaica, Mike Fennell, is currently visiting London to hold discussions with potential investors on the possibility of providing the airline with new equity. Hugh Crosskill interviews Mike Fennell (04:54-07:44)
6. A proposal is being presented to the US Congress to reduce its duties on rum imports from Latin America has caused a wave of concerns amongst the Caribbean rum producers. Republican Congressman, Phil Crane, states that the fears of the Caribbean producers are unfounded (07:45-11:25)
7. The 10th Non-Aligned Ministerial Meeting commenced in Ghana today with a large number of representatives from the Caribbean. Pat Whitehorne interviews a West African BBC correspondent, Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, on the effects of a new world order on the Non-Aligned Movement (11:26-14:48)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44071
Date: 1991-09-04


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