Caribbean Report 06-01-1999



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00–00:28)
2. A Paris-based organization hoping to drag Cuban leader Fidel Castro before the courts for alleged crimes against humanity is supporting complaints to that effect from three of its members. Gillian Gunn Clissold and Garrett Jenkins are interviewed (00:29–09:02)
3. The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is kicking off its campaign to retain the government’s focus on the move to make Barbados a Republic, and its success in having made the IMF loosen its hold on the Barbadian economy. Bertram Niles reports (09:03–11:17)
4. In Martinique, there have been calls for tax moratorium on offsetting the effects of the recent blockades of the port at Fort de France. Geraldine Cockland reports (11:18–12:24)
5. The woeful performance by the West Indies cricket team has left their fans and commentators calling for urgent action. Clive Lloyd speaks. Colin Croft is interviewed (12:25–15:23)