Caribbean Report 05-08-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-29)
2. Montserrat on high alert amidst fears of fresh volcanic eruptions. Chief Minister of Montserrat, Bertrand Osborne, Secretary of State for Overseas Development in Britain, Clare Short are interviewed. Keith Stone Greaves reports (00:30-07:53)
3. St. Lucia and Taiwanese officials to meet on Wednesday as the diplomatic war between the two Chinas unfold in the Caribbean. Steve Hsu, Taiwanese Ambassador for St. Lucia and George Odlum, Foreign Affairs Minister, St Lucia are interviewed. Moya Thomas and Pete Ninvalle report (07:54-11:53)
4. Police and demonstrators blame each other for violent riots in Cayenne. Patrick Vinores reports (11:54-14:45)
5. Cuban athlete Ivan Pedroso has retained his long jump title at the World Athletic Championship in Athens. (14:46-15:26)