Caribbean Report 06-08-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly debate a resolution on the Nevis referendum. Attorney General Delano Bart and Professor of Economics, University of the Virgin Islands Simon Jones-Hendrickson are interviewed. Keith "Stone" Greaves reports (00:28-06:29)
3. Overwhelming support in Guyana's Parliament for the Constitutional Reform Committee. Randolph Kirton of the umbrella labour group, The Trades Union Congress is interviewed (06:30-10:28)
4. The Cuban government has authorized about US$50 million in emergency relief aid for the country's worst drought in decades (10:29-10:53)
5. A special arbitration panel is to be set up for the Commonwealth Games which takes place in Malaysia in September. The panel will rule on drug controversies and on other disputes which may arise. Electra Naismith reports (10:54-12:20)
6. An archaeological team comprised of Cubans and Canadians have unearthed some rich Caribbean history dating back some several hundreds of years. Darryl Dean reports (12:21-15:38)