Caribbean Report 18-07-2002

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Title: Caribbean Report 18-07-2002
Author: Hayes, Rosie (anchor; correspondent); Manning, Patrick (speaker); Panday, Basdeo (speaker); Guy, Hilton (speaker); Fraser, Tony (correspondent); Smith, Colin (correspondent); Joseph, Emma (correspondent); Bajeaux, Jean Claude (speaker); Gordon, Orin; Stevens, Sir John
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1. Headlines (00:00-00:21)
2. Trinidad and Tobago Police Commission dismisses allegations that the Government and Police are working together to frame an Opposition Member of Parliament. Mr. Saadiq Baksh’s home was searched by police. They took away five kilos of cocaine and two mortar bombs. Former Prime Minister, Basdeo Panday says it is part of a plot by the Government to break the Parliamentary tie. Tony Fraser reports on the reaction of the police and the Opposition charges. Mr. Hilton Guy told him the statements made by the Opposition Leader is vexatious. Prime Minister, Patrick Manning says that violence has never been a hallmark activity of Peoples National Movement (00:02-03:05)
3. Guyanese nationals have formed a Citizens’ Group, which they say will be more involved in decision making. Relations between the Government and the Opposition have been worsening and the citizens are offering to reduce the tensions. Both sides are welcoming the group. Colin Smith reports that the President, Bharat Jagdeo, is questioning the presence of some of the people in the group (03:09-05:14)
4. The African Caribbean and Pacific Nations (ACP) is rounding of their Summit in Fiji. After the first day of the Summit there were suggestions of a split in the ACP. Emma Joseph reports from Fiji that there were rumours of a breakup when the European Union leader Pascal Lamy, put forward some suggestions for change (05:15 – 10:34)
5. The wife and staff of a Human Rights activist were attacked by armed gunmen in a robbery in Haiti. It follows the kidnap of a journalist and his cousin, who were violently beaten but later released. Jean Claude Bajeaux, Director of the Economical Centre for Human Rights, in Port- Au- Prince Haiti, told reporter Rosie Hayes that his wife escaped injury. He also stated that this is an example of the type of violence in Haiti (10:37-12:22)
6. The Head of Metropolitan Police Service, London, Sir John Stevens, has ended his stay in Jamaica after getting some agreements to fight crime. Orin Gordon reports that there are several police officers from Jamaica who are going to be based in London. It is hoped that the co-operation between London and Jamaica will help to bring an end to gang violence, mainly linked to drug trafficking (12:23-14:15)
7. A white police officer, from Los Angeles, whose violent arrest of a black teenager was caught on video. He has appeared in Court on charges of assault. The officer, Jeremy Morse, was shown slamming the handcuffed sixteen-year-old, Donovan Jackson, on to the police car whilst punching him in the head (14:16 – 15:26)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2139/54075
Date: 2002-07-18


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