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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990072819900728

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SBH:First report of coup in Trinidad led by Yasin Abu Bakur - Robinson & 19 Cabinet members held hostage, atmosphere "very tense".

Reporter: Jeremy Taylor.

From 2400 hrs.

news.

PRE:Taylor: Archbishop of Trinidad has been asked to talk with Bakur.

Robinson held hostage with 19 members of Cabinet - he's wired to explosives.

Curfew imposed - serious looting has died down.

No information reaching the public - atmosphere "very tense".

TXN/TDT:R4 28-Jul-1990 CON:TAYLOR Jeremy (spkr)

Broadcast history

28 Jul 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Jeremy Taylor (Speaker)

Notes: CAIRS 414011.