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CNN blocks Bourdain TT special

Bourdain, a chef, author and television personality, visited the country in January to film an episode for his Emmy award-winning food and travel show which has been on the air since April 2013.

A trailer of the episode was released on social media showing Bourdain holding a Carib beer, eating doubles, saying he “loves the food”, watching a steelband perform and a jab jab costume display, and chatting with locals.

He was also shown chatting with local singer Kees Dieffenthaller.

The episode is scheduled to air tonight at 9 pm but Flow in a release yesterday advised customers that CNN will black out the episode due to the lack of distribution rights outside of the United States and Canada.

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Flow reported that while the show will be listed on the TV guide CNN will air substitute programming instead of the show.

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“We do apologize to our customers, however, this is outside of our control,” Flow added.

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In an article on travelandleisure.

com Bourdain reported speaking to locals about some of the problems the island faces including gang violence, drug trafficking and ISIS recruitment.

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There was some backlash on social media by locals who disagreed with Bourdain’s inclusion of this country’s crime issues in his

.

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