Caribbean Report 03-03-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:38)
2. As CARICOM leaders wrap up a two-day meeting in Grenada, free trade and CARICOM's relationship with Europe were at the top of the agenda. Jamaica's Prime Minister P.J. Patterson speaks about negotiating a new Lome agreement and Antigua's Prime Minister Lester Bird talks about tourism in the region (00:39-04:52)
3. The sole Commissioner in St. Lucia's controversial inquiry, Monica Joseph has stepped down following a successful legal challenge. Sir John Compton responds to this decision and whether he will attend the commission if a new commissioner is selected (04:53-11:40)
4. Two major British cricket publications have provided a Sabina pitch obituary in their March editions. The test match in Sabina Park, Jamaica had to be abandoned because of possible physical danger to the players. The state of regional cricket pitches have come under scrutiny. Keith Stone Greaves examines these articles (11:41-15:12)