Caribbean Report 08-07-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Keith Greaves (00:00-00:27)
2. Guyanese are waiting to see if the Opposition members will return to Parliament. Colin Smith reports (00:28-02:07)
3. Thousands of striking workers again shut down Puerto Rico's commercial sector. Frank Worley, WOSO Radio reports (02:08-05:19)
4. Fidel Castro's upcoming Caribbean tour causes some raised eyebrows. Executive Director of the Council for Hemispheric Affairs in Washington Larry Burns is interviewed and Warren Gordon reports (05:20-09:51)
5. European Union's Vice President Sir Leon Brittan says Europe is pleased with its reformed banana protocol. Roy Osana reports (09:52-11:19)
6. UNICEF unveil their annual report in London today with the Caribbean coming out with top marks. In Trinidad and Tobago, the government has moved to merge State owned media to create a massive public information service. Prime Minister Basdeo Panday is interviewed and Tony Fraser reports (11:20-13:20)
7. As the legal wrangling continues in Trinidad and Tobago over the death row prisoner scheduled to be executed; calls for a regional Court of Justice are growing. Attorney General David Simmons is interviewed (13:21-15:25)