Caribbean Report 20-09-2001

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Title: Caribbean Report 20-09-2001
Author: Niles, Bertram (anchor); Ingraham, Hubert (interviewee); Orr, Carol (correspondent); Einaudi, Luigi (interviewee); Novak, Shannon (correspondent); Martin, Fernando (interviewee); Eddinton, Rod (interviewee); Bush, McKeeva (interviewee); Ingraham, Hubert (interviewee); Lipman, Geoffrey (interviewee)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:25)
2. Caricom backs United States campaign against terrorism. Puerto Rico ponders the fallout for Vieques after the terror attacks on America. Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham is interviewed (00:26-03:03)
3. There are moves to hold an early regional Summit on tourism. Organisation of American States Secretary General Luigi Einaudi is interviewed and Carol Orr reports (03:04-04:40)
4. United States Navy has confirmed that it will begin a new rounds of practice manoeuvres on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques. Executive President of Puerto Rico Independence Party Senator Fernando Martin is interviewed and Shannon Novak reports (04:41-09:32)
5. British Airways said today that it could not predict how the Caribbean would be affected by its decision to cut its workforce by seven thousand. The airline also announced a reduction of flights by ten percent. Cayman Islands Tourism Minister McKeeva Bush said the British territory had already received visitors cancellations. Chief Executive Officer Rod Eddington and Torusim Minister McKeeva Bush are interviewed (09:33-11:17)
6. Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur has called for his Caricom colleagues to meet urgently to discuss the problems facing tourism in the region calling them potentially catastrophic. Chairman of Caricom Hubert Ingraham is interviewed (11:18-12:22)
7. British Tourism and Aviation analyst Geoffrey Lipman knows the Caribbean market well. He says the region has to act quickly to ensure its tourism is not marginalised. Analyst Geoffrey Lipman is interviewed (12:23-15:30)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44320
Date: 2001-09-20


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