Caribbean Report 07-05-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Caricom countries working on a strategy to fight the drug trafficking trade. Prime Minister of Barbados and Minister of Defence Owen Arthur and General John Chin Commander and Chief of the US Atlantic Command are interviewed. Bertrand Niles reports (00:28-02:56)
3. Major industrial unrest today returned to the campus of the University of Guyana. University Regisrar Albert Butters is interviewed (02:57-03:55)
4. Montserratians awaiting words from the scientist about ending a month long evacuation prompted by the volcano there. Governor Frank Savage interviewed and James White, Jr reports (03:56-05:30)
5. Locally and overseas-based groups are urging the Dominican government to abandon its controversial Mines and Mineral Act passed by parliament recently. Lawyer Bernard Wilshire and Prime Minister Edison James are interviewed (05:31-09:30)
6. The Americas set to have its first black saint (09:31-11:24)
7. The cash strapped Jamaica Council for Human Rights continues to call for the abolition of the death penalty. Commissioner John Prescott is interviewed. Sir Paul Hill replorts (11:25-15:14)