Caribbean Report 05-11-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:23)
2. Frantic efforts to resolve the crisis in West Indian cricket. President of the West Indies Cricket Board Pat Rousseau is interviewed and Journalist Hugh Crosskill in Jamaica, Colin Croft, Trinidad and Neil Manthorp, South Africa report (00:24-03:22)
3. Search called off for survivors of the ship "The Fantome" caught in Hurricane Mitch. The United States has meanwhile announced the $70 million aid package for Central America to help the countries recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Mitch. Richard Lister and Tom Gibb report (03:23-07:12)
4. Cuban exiles try to have President Castro arrested. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Alejandro Gonzalez is interviewed (07:13-08:03)
5. African American Companies are in St. Lucia from today for a conference aimed at forging business links with the region. The multinational business conference is organised by the New York-based newspaper Carib News. Publisher Karl Rodney is interviewed (08:04-10:08)
6. Sacking of Brian Lara and Carl Hooper which has cast doubt about whether the West Indies tour of South Africa will go ahead. Hugh Crosskill, Jamaica, Colin Croft, Trinidad and Neil Manthorp, South Africa and Keith 'Stone' Greaves report (10:09-15:20)