Caribbean Report 10-09-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:35)
2. Dr. Richard Bernal, Jamaican US ambassador, looks at the feasibility of a recommendation coming from the Caribbean Technical Advisory Group to Caribbean countries concerning the allowance of a transition period between the phasing in of NAFTA and the phasing out of the Caribbean Basin Initiative. (00:00-04:50)
3. Minister of Home Affairs and Social Services Christopher O’Mard, and Chargé d’Affaires at the US embassy Brian Salter both admit that Antigua and Barbuda risks significant social decay unless a growing drug problem is brought under control. (04:51-07:25)
4. Correspondent John Wade reports on the contribution made by President Jean-Bertrand Aristide at the annual meeting of the Latin American Economic Commission in Venezuela in which he called for tougher measures to restore democratic government to his country. (07:26-07:47)
5. Another Organization of American States (OAS) delegation is due to visit Haiti shortly. Michael Norton reports. (07:48-11:44)
6. Dr. Vaughan Lewis, Director General of the OECS thinks that the Caribbean may have underestimated Latin America’s determination to fight for a larger share of the European banana market. (11:45-14:47)