Caribbean Report 13-10-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Caricom countries again to get the United States to change its mind about banana production. Jamaica Washington Ambassador Richard Bernal and St. Lucia's Agriculture Minister Cassius Elias are interviewed. Pete Ninvalle reports (00:28-05:27)
3. End of the Privy Council hearings into the appeal by two Trinidadians murderers Darren Thomas and Hanif Hillaire. Francis Joseph reports (05:28-08:49)
4. Bermuda's Premier Pamela Gordon is not yet naming the election date. Roger Crombie reports from Hamilton, Bermuda (08:50-10:40)
5. What to do about the increasing drug traffic through the Caribbean? This would preoccupy Caricom and American officials over the next two days in a meeting in Miami (10:41-12:25)
6. Haitian academic in the United States has singled out Haiti's failure to select a new Prime Minister as the major obstacle preventing the inflow of capital into the country. Professor of Sociology Alex Dupree, Western University is interviewed (12:26-14:39)
7. Christopher Columbus: was he a discoverer or was he a perpetrator of mass genocide? (14:40-15:23)