Caribbean Report 08-02-1995

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The Government of Trinidad and Tobago goes ahead with plans to privatize BWIA despite an error made by the new management of BWIA. In Antigua, Trade and Industry Minister Hugh Marshall resigned from his position. Meanwhile, in Colombia there has been a powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale. BBC Timothy Ross reports on the growing attempts by Colombia's black community to gain more recognition. Britain has stepped up its business interest in Cuba. As such, Baroness Young led a trade mission to Havana and spoke about the changes in the Cuban economy. President Fidel Castro described how impressed he was with the achievements of the British economy. BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew reports on the return England’s cricket team from a tour of Australia, who have returned weary and demoralised after their defeat during the Ashes series. Phil Neale, Manager of the A-Team spoke to Ian Payne about the new names to look out for in English cricket. Anguilla seeks full membership in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).
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1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:30)
2. Report on the embarrassment suffered by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago as a result of the actions of the new management of BWIA (00:31-02:34)
3. Report on the resignation of Antigua's Trade and Industry Minister Hugh Marshall (02:23-03:06)
4. Report on a powerful earthquake in Colombia (03:07-03:34)
5. Report on the growing attempts by Colombia's black community to gain more recognition (03:35-05:52)
6. Report on Britain's trade mission to Cuba (05:53-10:22)
7. Report that England's cricket team returned home weary and demoralised after their tour of Australia (10:23-14:10)
8. Anguilla seeks full membership in the OECS (14:11-14:49)
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