Caribbean Report 07-12-2001

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Caribbean Report 07-12-2001

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Title: Caribbean Report 07-12-2001
Author: Weir, Karen (anchor); Persaud, Navindra (speaker); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Charles, Rodney (interviewee); Narace, Jerry (interviewee); Coughlan, Geraldine (correspondent); Baptiste, Michael (speaker); Waldron, Lourina (speaker); Smith, Lou (correspondent)
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1. Headlines(00:00-00:30)
2. Guyana’s Ministry of Health welcomes an agreement to produce anti AIDS drugs, but AIDS campaigners are far from convinced they’ll benefit from the deal. Dr. Navindra Persaud, Head of the Department of Communicable Diseases says locally produced drugs will aid in better treatment. Colin Smith reports (00:31-03:09)
3. With two days to go before Trinidad and Tobago general elections, the opinion polls find the race too close to call. Tony Fraser reports on the atmosphere (03:10-05:20)
4. Representatives from the two major parties in Trinidad and Tobago say they are on course to win this general elections. The anchor spoke with member of the UNC Strategy Team Rodney Charles, who says the question of the alleged corruption is no longer an issue for the ruling UNC The anchor later spoke with PNM Public Meeting Chairman Jerry Narace, who explained that Patrick Manning remains the best man to lead his party to victory (05:21-10:51)
5. The Director of Aruba’s Department of Public Order and Security is detained and questioned for alleged fraud over the processing of work residence permits. Geraldine Couglan reports (10:52-12:32)
6. Canada says it will give sympathetic treatment to Grenadians who want to travel to that country but can’t get visas. However, this favourable treatment will be for a limited time. Leader of the opposition Michael Baptiste blames the visa situation on the New National Party government. However, Junior Minister Lourina Waldron says people like the opposition leader is giving the country a bad name. Lou Smith reports (12:33-15:21)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/45543
Date: 2001-12-07


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