Caribbean Report 21-06-1996



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1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Bananas are on the top of the agenda of an OECS Summit in Grenada. Lou Smith reports (00:28-02:05)
3. Guyana's Prime Minister is reporting progress towards the final multilateral air services agreement. Assistant Secretary of Caricom Byron Blake and Chairman of the Georgetown Meeting of Caricom Ministers responsible for Aviation and Prime Minister of Guyana Sam Hinds are interviewed (02:06-03:12)
4. A proposed link up between American Airlines and British Airways ran into regulatory turbulence today. Trade officials have announced that the deal effectively results in a merger that warrants further investigations. Carol Orr reports (03:13-04:42)
5. Cuba is accused of violating press freedom after expelling a US-based journalist. Rosie Hayes reports (04:43-09:31)
6. Police in Guadeloupe may have made a breakthorugh in a shooting incident there. Five arrests were made today after a group of youths reportedly opened fire on people in the street in a small town in Guadeloupe wounding fifteen persons. Daniel Nielsen, Radio Caribbean Journalist reports (09:32-12:00)
7. Caribbean Heads of Mission in New York are expected to meet next week to consider the regions position on the question of a possible new Secretary General for the United Nations. Warren Gordon reports (12:00-14:26)
8. Cuba is expected to reserve most favoured nation status for its annual one hundred and twenty three thousand tons of sugar exports to Finland (14:27-15:26)