Caribbean Report 01-08-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Member of Parliament Bernie Grant believes increase quotas for Dollar Bananas would lead to erosion of the European Union banana regime. MP Bernie Grant and Ambassador Edwin Laurent are interviewed (00:32-05:25)
3. Former St. Lucia Opposition leader Julian Hunte has decided not to contest the next general elections after announcing recently that he would. Newspaper Publisher Denis Diablo and Barrister Mario Michel are interviewed. Pete Ninvalle reports (05:26-08:11)
4. Officials of a failed financial institution in Jamaica are being brought before the courts. Jennifer Grant reports (08:12-09:43)
5. Caribbean States are among developing countries to get improved access to the Internet. Director of Commonwealth Telecommunications David Souter and Director of Information and Communications at the Caricom Secretariat Carol Collins are interviewed. Warren Gordon reports (09:4-12:04)
6. Six Cuban boxers have made it into the Olympic Games semi-finals. Alejandra Martins reports (12:05-15:23)