Caribbean Report 05-10-1992

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1. Guyana’s attempt at its first free and fair elections in 28 years is marked by reports of mob violence and looting in the capital city of Georgetown (00:00-03:06)
2. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste reports on the frustrations of voters and politicians alike over long lines at poll stations and missing names from the voters’ list. Comments are made by Prime Minister Hamilton Green of the People’s National Congress, Cheddi Jagan of the People’s Progressive Party and Anglican Bishop Randolph George (03:07-05:46)
3. A historical look at previously held elections in Guyana under the Forbes Burnham administration and the road to electoral reform. Clips are played of contributions made by Lord Avebury, Chairman of the British Parliamentary Human Rights Group; Robert Pastor of the Carter Center; Ted Weiss, US Democratic Congressman and Dr. Sahadeo Basdeo, former Trinidad and Tobago Foreign Minister (05:47-12:43)
4. Sharief Khan ends the broadcast with a further look at looting and mob violence at Guyana’s polls (12:44-14:46)
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