Caribbean Report 25-07-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. Trinidadian manufacturers still angry over trade restrictions in Barbados and Jamaica. Dudley Rhynd of the Barbados Standard Institute and President of Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association Amjad Ali are interviewed. Tony Fraser reports (00:30-02:21)
3. Secretary General Simon Molina Duarte of the Association of Caribbean States has suggested that the trade problems between Port of Spain and two of its neighbours points to a saturation of the regional market. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Basdeo Panday recently rekindled this contry's hope of entry into Nafta when he met with US governors in Puerto Rico. Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States Simon Molina Duarte and Professor Larry Burns of the Council of Western Hemispheric Affairs are interviewed (02:22-06:50)
4. Cuba denounces a newspaper report linking Fidel Castro to drug smugglers. Cuba Foreign Ministry official Carlos Cosio and Star Journalist Jeff Leen are interviewed. Carol Orr reports (06:51-10:00)
5. A treat of legal action forces one cable company to halt coverage of the Atlanta Games. Rainbow Cable spokesman Ken Blanchard and CBU Secretary General Patrick Cozier and Douglas Camach of Trinidad and Tobago are interviewed. Moya Thomas reports (10:01-15:25)