Caribbean Report 06-04-1995

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A Cuban Foreign Ministry spokesman states that the US is considering the expulsion of a number of Cuban diplomats over an incident at the Cuban Mission to the UN. The European Union (EU) has warned the US that a bill extending the embargo against Cuba is in breach of the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules. Cuba's Trade Minister, Ricardo Cabrisa comments on whether Cuba will pursue the protest against the US embargo through the WTO. Zambia's President Frederick Chiluba has criticised the North for demanding that developing countries open up their markets while the North's remain difficult to penetrate. Caribbean banana farmers want to have a greater say in determining the future of the industry. In Bermuda, the Opposition, Progressive Labour Party (PLP), has advised the electorate to boycott the referendum on independence due to be held in the summer. Brian Lara is named one of Wisden's five Cricketers of the Year in the 1995 Almanack published in London. Lara talks about the pressure of fame and fortune.
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1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:29)
2. Cuban Foreign Ministry spokesman states the US is considering the expulsion of a number of Cuban diplomats (00:30-00:57)
3. The EU has warned the US that the bill intending to extend the embargo against Cuba is in breach of the WTO rules (00:58-04:15)
4. Zambia's President Frederick Chiluba has criticised the North for demanding that developing countries open up their markets while the North's remain difficult to enter (04:16-05:46)
5. Caribbean banana farmers want to have a greater say in determining the future of the industry (05:47-09:54)
6. In Bermuda, the opposition party has advised the electorate to boycott the referendum on independence (09:55-11:56)
7. Brian Lara has been named as one of Wisden's five Cricketers of the Year in the 1995 Almanack (11:57-14:52)
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