Caribbean Report 16-06-1989



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:44)
2. Peace after two years of civil war in Suriname if the government accepts a memorandum of understanding, is the opinion of the Parliament Speaker Jagernath Lachmon. Hugh Crosskill interviews Mr. Lachmon (00:45-03:28)
3. Financial news - Alfred Lamb International which imports Jamaican rum into Britain says that the market for rum has been shrinking even though their own sales worldwide have increased. Hugh Crosskill interviews (03:29-04:51)
4. The top Cuban General arrested on corruption charges is said to have links with international drug traffickers. Lionel Martin reports (04:52-06:17)
5. Survey of public opinion in Canada on the image of shamed sprinter Ben Johnson. Richard Reynolds reports (06:18-09:07)
6. English newspapers' reports and reviews on Ben Johnson’s trial in Canada (09:08-12:01)
7. Two West Indian candidates lose their deposits in the Vauxhall by-election. Terry Dignan covers the elections (12:02-15:10)