Caribbean Report 25-02-1993

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1993-02-25
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The British Broadcasting Corporation
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Exiled Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide reportedly criticized American President Bill Clinton for moving too slowly on the Haitian crisis. However, the Boston Globe newspaper quoted Aristide as saying he still supports Clinton in his attempt to find solutions to the Haitian crisis. Correspondent Hugh Schofield interviews Necker Dessables, Head of the Commission for Justice and Peace of Haiti. Rosie Douglas – Dominica’s Opposition Politician says inadequate local infrastructure and the state of the ports will hamper future banana exports to Europe and lead to damage of the fruits. Belgium considering joining Germany in challenging the proposed European Banana Regime in the European Court of Justice. A statement from the Prime Minister’s Office after the cabinet meeting said that Belgium was also considering taking action by a review of the regulation at the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) round in Geneva.
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Headlines with anchor Mike Jarvis (00:00-00:19).
1. Exiled Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide reportedly criticized American President Bill Clinton for moving too slowly on the Haitian crisis (08:29-12:47).
2. Rosie Douglas – Dominican Opposition Politician says inadequate local infrastructure and the state of the ports will hamper future banana exports to Europe and lead to damage of the fruits (12:48 -13:59).
3. Belgium considering joining Germany in challenging the proposed European Banana Regime in the European Court of Justice (14:00 -14:47).
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