Caribbean Report 04-12-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. There is more concern in Jamaica over the voters lists and local observers call on citizens to take a more active role. Director of Elections Danville Walker, Political Analyst Alfred Sangster, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Government, UWI Mona Dr Rupert Lewis are interviewed and Yvette Rowe reports (00:29-06:56)
3. Caribbean nations discuss the further integration of China in the region. Caricom Chief Negotiator Sir Shridath Ramphal and Cuba Vice-President Carlos Lage are interviewed. Tom Gibbs reports (06:57-10:19)
4. Guyana's sugar belt has traditionally been an area from which the ruling PPP Civic Party drew much of its support. The British conglomerate Booker Tate former owners reassumed management control in 1990. With the elections looming the issue of what to do about Guyana's sugar still plagues the main candidates in the parties. Guyana's Janet Jagan and Justin Rowlatt are interviewed. Warren Gordon reports (10:20-13:01)
5. The Reggae Boyz play Croatia, Argentina and Japan in the first rounds of the World Cup. Warren Gordon reports (13:01-15:24)