Caribbean Report 30-10-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-0025)
2. CARICOM leaders at the Special summit in Trinidad, throw out the West Indian Commission’s recommendation for a CARICOM Commission, opting instead for a three-man committee to be charged with carrying out decisions made by CARICOM. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste reports and opposing views are given by President Cheddi Jagan and Prime Ministers Dame Eugenia Charles, John Compton and James Mitchell (00:26-06:52)
3. President Cheddi Jagan and Prime Ministers Erskine Sandiford and Patrick Manning plan to meet to discuss the three way economic union referred to as the Manning Initiative (06:53-10:07)
4. Tony Fraser give updates on the mood at the CARICOM Heads of Government Summit following the failure of heads to adopt the key recommendations of the West Indian Commission (10:08-12:31)
5. In Jamaica, seven hundred army reservists are placed on alert in the government’s latest attempt at controlling crime (12:32-14:26)
6. Recap of lead stories (14:27-14:42)