Caribbean Report 19-10-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:23)
2. Jamaican police study fresh leads as the search continues for six missing prisoners. Still in the Jamaica capital police have confirmed three deaths in a gun fight during a football game arranged to promote a trace between two gangs. Deputy Superintendent and Head of the Jamaica Police Information Centre James Forbes is interviewed (00:24-03:13)
3. Latin American leaders warn of a possible global economic crisis. President of the Group Cuba Initiative Baroness Young is interviewed and Chelston Lee and Warren Gordon report (03:14-06:21)
4. Annual Miami Conference which brings together political and financial leaders from the Caribbean and Latin America will have some European flavour when it opens in early December. Executive Director of the Caribbean Latin American Action Antonio 'Tito' Colorado is interviewed (06:21-09:08)
5. Caribbean countries cited in growing child prostitution. Dr Julia O'Connor Davidson of University of Leicester is interviewed and Jude De Silva reports (11:38-14:21)
6. United Nations report says an overhaul of Haiti's Judiciary could be one of the biggest challenges facing the country. Also, the BBC Caribbean Service would like to pay its respect to our Brussels reporter Clifford Smith who died in Canada last Thursday. He provided an invaluable coverage of the banana issue from the heart of the European Community. He was also a devoted follower of the Trinidad Carnival (14:21-15:25)