Caribbean Report 27-10-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Patrick Manning, is criticized by the private sector for not giving a position on the Common External Tariff ahead of the CARICOM Heads of Government mini summit. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste reports and comments are given by Neil Poon Tip, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association, Hayden Blades, Director of Trade and Industry at the CARICOM Secretariat and Byron Blake, Head of Economics and Industry Division of the CARICOM Secretariat (00:29-03:56)
3. Correspondent Leslie Goffe looks at the response of Heads of Government to the proposed CARICOM Commission before the summit convenes. Remarks are given by Dr. Neville Duncan, Lecturer in Political Science at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies and Peta-Anne Baker who speaks on behalf of regional non-governmental organizations (03:57-08:11)
4. In Montserrat, Opposition Parliamentarian Ruby Wade-Bramble brings a motion of no confidence against the government Chief Minister, Reuben Meade (08:12-11:35)
5. Former Chief Minister of Montserrat, John Osborne and his Minister of Trade, Lands and Agriculture, Noel Tuitt face criminal charges in the local high court on matters relating to a land transaction (11:36-12:14)
6. Interviews with Lancelot Reynolds, General Manager of Jamaica’s national UK and Ken Douglas, President of Britain’s Association of Jamaicans, on the possible impact of increased violent crimes on expatriates considering returning to Jamaica from Britain (12:15-14:22)
7. Recap of headlines (14:23-14:41)