Caribbean Report 02-08-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. Fire in Suriname destroys the country's parliament building. Chandra van Binnendijh reports (00:27-02:16)
3. In Montserrat residents could expect La Soufriere Volcano to spur more ash clouds and create rock falls on the eastern side of the island. Governor Frank Savage is interviewed (02:17-02:59)
4. An appeal to put Caribbean Arican corporation firmly on the agenda. Labour Member of Parliament Bernie Grant and Prime Minister Keith Mitchell are interviewed. Ken Richards reports (03:00-05:36)
5. An Emancipation Day was celebrated in several Caribbean countries yesterday August 1st while others plan to observe the occasion on Monday. In Trinidad and Tobago one of the largest celebrations in many years was held on Thursday. And for an assessment of how much Africa is figuring in the consciousness of Afro-Caribbean people today I telephoned LeRoy Clarke. Artist Leroy Clarke is interviewed and Tony Fraser reports (05:37-10:20)
6. A taste of self esteem for black inmates of one British prison. Angela Herbert-Richards, Wormwood Scrubs Prison and Television Presenter Trevor Phillips were interviewed. Carol Orr reports (10:21-14:30)
7. Olympic double silver medalist Merlene Ottey says she is uncertain about the future. Olympic Medalist Merlene Ottey is interviewed (14:31-15:23)