Caribbean Report 18-02-2002

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Title: Caribbean Report 18-02-2002
Author: Niles, Bertram (anchor); Dubreuil, Jean Gérard; Hamilton, Conrad (correspondent); Lorne, Miguel (interviewee); Nunes, Neil (correspondent); Easton, Adam (correspondent); Goffe, Leslie (correspondent); Hayes, Rosie (correspondent); Camacho, Douglas (speaker)
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:23)
2. Demonstrators in Haiti’s coastal city of Gonaives set up flaming street barricades, disrupting traffic and demanding police find the killers of Marc Andre Durogene, Deputy in Haiti’s Lower House, who was shot to death. Haiti’s Secretary of State for Public Securities, Jean Gérard Dubreuil, talks about the circumstances that led up to the shooting (00:24-02:36)
3. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Jamaica to a 21-gun salute at the start of the queen’s three-day Jubilee visit. Correspondent Conrad Hamilton tells us about the formal ceremony to welcome Queen Elizabeth II and her husband and the significance of this visit to the people of Jamaica (02:37-04:20)
4. A coalition of Rastafarian groups in Jamaica hopes to present a petition to the Queen asking that Britain pay to have them returned to Africa, their ancestral home. Miguel Lorne, Attorney-at-Law for the group, tells Bertram Niles when and where they hope to present their petition and what they expect of the Queen (04:21-06:33)
5. There is unease in Curacao as six highly dangerous prisoners remain on the run. They escaped from the Bon Futuro prison where security has been a major concern as scores of prisoners have escaped in the recent past. Neil Nunes reports on this prison break, other prison breaks, the prison’s dire need of more prison guards and the possible part played by the police in this escape (06:34-08:31)
6. A Rear Admiral in the Venezuelan navy calls on Hugo Chavez to resign in a sign of growing military opposition to their commander in chief. Adam Easton reports on Venezuela’s Ambassador-designate to Greece, Rear Admiral Carlos Molina’s reasons for calling for President Chavez’s resignation (08:32-10:23)
7. In Trinidad and Tobago the General Council of the governing People’s National Movement formally rejects a proposal for power-sharing by the opposition as a way out of the country’s political deadlock, denouncing the proposal as down-right dangerous. Mr. Panday says he will not change his mind which lessens the chances that the two political leaders can negotiate a way out of the crisis when they next meet (10:24-11:05)
8. A growing number of American companies choose to incorporate in Bermuda to sharply lower their taxes. Leslie Goffe reports that the New York Times says they are doing so without giving up any of the benefits of doing business in the United States (11:06-13:08)
9. Two Bermuda-based insurance companies, ACE Bermuda Insurance Limited and XL Insurance (Bermuda) Limited are the first to agree to pay the leaseholder of the World Trade Center, Silverstein Properties, for the building’s destruction during the September 11 Terrorist Attacks (13:09-13:27)
10. Caribbean competitors in the Winter Olympics in Utah may not be winning gold medals but hundreds of spectators applaud the efforts of teams from Trinidad and Tobago and Puerto Rico for their competitive spirit. But Jamaicans are drawing the most attention. Rosie Hayes reports that although Jamaica has not been successful in the Bobsleigh events, they have used the popularity gained from participating, to promote their culture and Reggae music. Douglas Camacho, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee, defends their actions and says the Caribbean Region is a serious competitor (13:28-15:26)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46417
Date: 2002-02-18


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