Caribbean Report 27-04-1992



Report ends abruptly.

Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. St. Lucia’s general elections takes place today after one of the most bitter election campaigns ever witnessed on the island. Correspondent Pete Ninvalle reports on the election activities. Former Education Minister Kenny Anthony talks about the misconduct of both Prime Minister John Compton and Opposition Leader Julian Hunte and the impact it is likely to have on the elections (00:35-05:12)
3. Montserrat’s Chief Minister, Reuben Meade comments on the slow pace of regional integration in the Caribbean and questions the approach used by the West Indian Commission in reaching a pro-integration stance (05:13-07:17)
4. Chairman of the West Indian Commission, Sir Shridath Ramphal says that should the world environment summit fail, it would not be due to an overloaded agenda as some suggest, but to a lack of political commitment (07:18-10:37)
5. Sheridan Gregoire, President of the Dominica Association of Industry and Commerce, warns against the exclusion of Cuba from the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) when it meets in June (10:41-12:28)
6. The British West Indian Community is being mobilized to protest plans to mark the Columbus Quincentennial anniversary celebrations. Guyana born British Opposition Member of Parliament, Bernie Grant views the planned events as an outrage (12:29-13:12)