Caribbean Report 29-10-1991



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. A regional elections expert urges Guyana not to proceed with elections until the controversial voters list is cleaned up. Professor Gladstone Mills, Chairman of the Electoral Advisory Committee of Jamaica and a member of the Carter Mission is interviewed by Hugh Crosskill. The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Kennedy Simmons, is also interviewed (00:35-07:49)
3. The government of Barbados and the coalition of trade unions seem headed for a showdown. The trade unions are threatening to shutdown the country if the government does not comply with their demand to reverse recent austerity measures. Interview with Rickey Singh, journalist and social commentator (07:50-10:57)
4. Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Hugh Small criticises Caricom’s decision to exclude the region’s private sector and labour unions (CAIC and CCL) from a special trade meeting in Guyana last week (10:58-13:22)
5. The WBA Middle Weight Champion, Chris Eubank, is undecided about his career as a boxer after his last opponent, Michael Watson is hospitalised five weeks after the fight. John Rawling reports (13:23-14:51)