Caribbean Report 29-02-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. The West Indies cricket team is beaten by Kenya in the World Cup. Both the present captain Richie Richardson and the West Indies Cricket Board are being blamed for the state of the West Indies cricket. Jamaican Sports Journalist Tony Becker, Captain Richie Richardson and Kenya Captain Maurice Odumbe are interviewed (00:35-08:37)
3. Cuba warns that it would not tolerate further violations to its territorial waters or airspace. Foreign Minster Roberto Robaina Gonzalez is interviewed and Hugh Crosskill reports (08:38-10:56)
4. At the meeting today of the Caricom Heads of Government Intercessional Meeting concerns about the pace of implementing decisions taken by Caribbean Community countries have been raised. President Cheddi Jagan is interviewed (10:57-12:07)
5. Two Antiguan men convicted of the 1994 murders of four people abroad a British yacht were sentenced to hang by an Antiguan court yesterday. However, it would take some months before their fate is eventually known. Attorney General Clare Roberts is interviewed (12:09-14:00)
6. The British Foreign Office is considering a protest from ministers from the Turks and Caicos Islands. The ministers want the Governor Martin Bourke sacked for his insensitive remarks about crime and corruption which give a distorted view of the island. Chief Minister Derek Taylor is interviewed (14:01-15:19)