Caribbean Report 26-03-2002

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Caribbean Report 26-03-2002

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Title: Caribbean Report 26-03-2002
Author: Weir, Karen (anchor); Compton, Petrus (interviewee); Maharaj, Ramesh Lawrence (speaker); McKinnon, Don (interviewee); Niles, Bertram (correspondent); Commission for Pan-African Affairs (speaker); Commissiong, David (speaker); Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell calls for an expanded role for the Regional Security System (RSS) and is quoted in the Barbados Nation Newspaper as saying that the RSS has to take on a new dimension including the monitoring of the regions financial systems. St. Lucia’s Justice Minister, Petrus Compton says he was not aware of any such proposal (00:29-04:39)
3. OECS Leaders in Grenada discuss funding of an aircraft given to the RSS by the US government and used by member states of the organisation in the fight against the international illegal drug trade. Incoming OECS Chairman, Denzil Douglas of St. Kitts-Nevis, comments (04:40-05:20)
4. The former Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago, Ramesh Maharaj criticises the pace of the ruling government’s corruption investigations. Former Finance Minister Brian Kuei Tong and a former National Security Minister Russel Huggins are among a group of people who have been charged as part of the probe (05:21-08:25)
5. The Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Don McKinnon, says it is too early to say whether the Monterray Conference in Mexico has delivered, however, he senses a genuine political will to improve aid to the poorer nations including some in the Caribbean (08:26-11:29)
6. Cuba denounces a US campaign against it at the United Nations Human Rights Commission. The Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Roque Perez says the US is trying to persuade its Latin-American Neighbours to sponsor a resolution condemning Cuba’s human rights record. Bertram Niles reports (11:30-12:56)
7. The campaign for reparations for African-Americans whose descendants were abused through slavery goes to court in New York. The Barbados-based Commission for Pan-African Affairs (CPAA), which is closely monitoring the US reparations cases, believes the time has come when “reparations must be applied to African and African descended people”. David Commissiong of the CPAA comments and Orin Gordon reports (12:57-15:27)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46416
Date: 2002-03-26


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