Caribbean Report 25-11-1991



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1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. The meeting between deposed President Aristide and a Haitian Parliamentary delegation in Colombia ended yesterday without an agreement. Sue Brandford reports from Port-au-Prince that Jean-Jacques Honore is totally against the return of Aristide and called for the lifting of the embargo whilst President Aristide supports continuation of the embargo until his reinstatement (00:35-04:50)
3. The ban on the forced repatriation of the Haitian refugees from the US will continue until December. Comments from Bill O’Neill, Director of the Washington based Lawyers Committee for Human Rights (04:51-07:51)
4. Guyana’s President Desmond Hoyte has called off the elections planned for December 16th and his failure to announce a new date has triggered concerns and suspicions amongst his political opponents. Sharief Khan reports (07:52-09:54)
5. The Vice Chancellor of the University of the West Indies, Sir Alister McIntyre, says there are no immediate plans to raise tuition fees which he anticipates will happen over the next few years. Comments from Sir Alister McIntyre (09:55-12:02)
6. The Chairman of Jamaica’s opposition Labour Party, Bruce Golding is exploring the operations of select committees of the British Parliament with focus on the Public Accounts Committee (12:03-14:59)