Caribbean Report 27-11-1990



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:42)
2. John major is the new Prime Minister of Britain as the country’s leadership battle comes to an end. Comments from fellow opponents of the Conservative Party Douglas Hurd and Bernie Grant, Guyanese born Labour MP (00:43-03:23)
3. Chief Minister of the Turks and Caicos, Oswald Skippings, is on his way to Rome to press his islands’ claims that the first Caribbean land fall of Christopher Columbus in 1492 was the Turks and Caicos Islands (03:24-06:32)
4. Belize celebrates Tourism Week and Howard Benson reports on the rapid growth of the tourism industry of Belize. A workshop for hotel owners and managers was recently held in Belize and the event features interviews with Said Musa, Foreign Minister of Belize; Janet Fullerton, Vice President of Belize Tourism Association; Melrose Davies, Coordinator for the Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services Network; and Dr. Auliana Poon, tourism expert from Trinidad and Tobago (06:33-10:32)
5. The media landscape in Jamaica is undergoing a transformation with the expansion of the electronic media. Claude Robinson, General Manager of the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation, welcomes the increased competition and comments on the independence of the JBC (10:33-14:34)