Caribbean Report 24-07-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:38)
2. One of the Cuban delegates who accompanied President Fidel Castro to the Ibero-American Summit seeks political asylum in Spain. Correspondent Frank Smith comments on the outcome of the summit as well as on the technician’s defection (00:39-03:27)
3. At the World AIDS Conference in Amerstam, Dr. Peter Figueroa of the National HIV/STD Control Program in Jamaica, shares with BBC correspondent Dee Palmer his concern over the impact of AIDS in the Caribbean, noting that some countries are reporting very high rates of cases despite assistance from international bodies (03:28-06:47)
4. In Ethiopia, about 500 Rastafarians continue their week-long celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Haile Selassie. Correspondent Lucy Hannah reports (06:48-09:38)
5. The 1992 Olympic games opening ceremony begins tomorrow with the first segment featuring Trinidadian Peter Minshall (09:39-14:03)
6. Recap of the headlines (14:04-14:40)