Caribbean Report 24-07-1995

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This report examines Dominica where voters in the capital city of Roseau may have to go back to the polls following a High Court decision to declare Charles Savarin's victory null and void. American Airlines appears set to deliver a major blow to St. Lucia's tourism industry with the cancellation of two weekend flights to the island. Also, there is concern for the future of Hewanorra Airport which is currently underutilized. British teenagers are succumbing to the drug culture according to a report by Professor Howard Parker. Prof. Parker calls for a radical review of schools' drug policies and is pessimistic that much can be done to reduce drug use. Dr. Winston Davidson, former Chairman of Jamaica National Drug Abuse Council comments on the extent the schools in the Caribbean suffer from the intrusion of drugs. The first defense policy summit of the hemisphere takes place in Williamsburg, Virginia with thirty-four Defense Ministers and officials in attendance. Participants would look at cooperation between regional armies. In cricket, the West Indies take the lead on the final day of play in the tour match against Middlesex at Lords. In Trinidad and Tobago, a bill to remove the Speaker of the House of Representatives was laid in the country's Lower Chamber and is expected to be debated.
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1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:33)
2. In Dominica, the election to fill the seat vacated by Dame Eugenia Charles has been declared null and void (00:34-03:00)
3. American Airlines appears set to stand by its decision to scrap weekend flights to St. Lucia (03:01-06:31)
4. British school children succumb to the drug culture (06:32--9:08)
5. Caribbean students are compared to their British counterparts in terms of drug use (09:09-13:25)
6. Defense Ministers and officials meet in the US for the first defense policy summit of the hemisphere (13:26-13:48)
7. The West Indies leads in the final day of play in a tour match against Middlesex at Lords (13:49-14:54)
8. A bill to remove the Trinidad and Tobago Speaker of the House of Representatives is laid in the country's Lower Chamber (14:55-15:18)
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