Caribbean Report 04-07-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)
2. Leaders discuss sanctions on Nigeria and the setting up of a Caribbean Investment Fund. Prime Minister Edison James and Dennis Lalor, Caribbean Investment Fund are interviewed and Carol Orr reports (00:34-03:46)
6. As the US presses ahead with plans to penalise large companies doing business with Cuba criticism of the move continues. Parick Brooks, Director of GJW, Political Consultant based in Europe is interviewed (08:19-11:37)
3. The Caribbean business sector is endorsing the idea of a commission to oversee Caricom's international negotiations. Felipe Noguera, Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce is interviewed (03:47-04:29)
4. The independent Caribbean Export Development Agency was relaunched in Port of Spain today. Oscar Alonzo, Deputy Chairman, Caribbean Export Development Agency is interviewed and Tony Fraser reports (04:30-06:01)
5. Voices in Carriacou call for advance status. Jamaican Attorney Anselm Clouden is interviewed. Lou Smith reports (06:02-08:18)
7. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister James Mitchell does not support the notion that greater American access to the airspace of his countries in pursuit of drug traffickers amounts to surrender of sovereignty. He also spoke about the role he played in restoring civilian rule to the Gambia. Prime Minister James Mitchell is interviewed (11:38-13:05)
8. Recent movements of the Jamaican dollar against the US dollar have had mixed effects on the Jamaican economy. Jennifer Grant reports (13:06-15:22)