Caribbean Report 11-11-1991



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1. Headlines (00:00-00:36)
2. Guyana’s President Desmond Hoyte will proceed with elections on December 16 despite the objections of the international observers on the flawed voters list. Sharief Khan reports with comments from Robert Pastor of the Carter Centre; Professor Gladstone Mills of the Advisory Committee of Jamaica; Lord Avebury, Chairman of Britain’s Parliamentary Human Rights Group; Robert Corbin, Deputy Prime Minister of Guyana; and Peter Kostmayer, US Congressman. In a telephone interview, PPP opposition leader, Cheddie Jagan states that there is a possibility of the PPP boycotting the elections if the voters list is not cleaned-up, and he will support the calling of a state of emergency to allow President Hoyte to reconvene Parliament and postpone the elections. Guyanese journalist in St. Kitts, Rickey Singh supports the pulling out of the election race by the opposition parties (00:37-14:30)
3. An OAS mission has arrived in Haiti to start negotiations for the return of disposed President Jean Bertrand Aristide (14:31-14:58)