Caribbean Report 11-06-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. British Airways and American Airlines announce a deal to combine operations. BWee is studying the news of the merger. Chief Executive of British Airways Robert Ayling, President of American Airlines Donald Carty and Chairman of Virgin Atlantic Richard Branson are interviewed and Jackie Hargreaves reports (00:29-03:17)
3. Diversification is the message to the Caribbean from the World Bank. Executive Director of the Eastern Caribbean Exports Promotions Services John Arrindell is interviewed (03:18-05:43)
4. The Helms-Burton Act is continuing to attract criticism from America's trade allies. Chairman of the Caribbean Council for Europe David Jessop is interviewed (05:44-08:31)
5. In the Dominican Republic President Joaquin Balaguer has fired the Head of the National Police just twenty days before the second rounds of the presidential elections. Jean-Michel Cairot reports (08:32-10:30)
6. After more than twenty years the death of Emperor Haile Selassie is examined in a court of law. A member of the Centenary Committee for Rastafari Shango Baku is interviewed and Alice Martin reports (10:31-14:35)
7. Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Lester Bird who is in London this week has won promises of further aid from the British government as he continues his visit (14:36-15:20)