Caribbean Report 16-07-1992



1. Headlines (00:00-00:39)
2. Incoming CARICOM Secretary Edwin Carrington says the Secretariat does not have the resources to deal with NAFTA, the European single market and reviewing the Common External Tariff (CET) (00:40-03:25)
3. Major Anthony Robinson, President of the Jamaica Manufacturers Association (JMA) talks about how the reduction of the CET will affect manufacturers (03:26-07:38)
4. The Jamaica Exporters’ Association joins the JMA in expressing concerns about reducing the CET (07:39-07:59)
5. Journalist Gary Allen reports on people’s reaction to the news of Edward Seaga’s decision to stand down should Pearnel Charles and Ed Bartlett who have publicly split the party, run for deputy chairman posts (08:00-10:30)
6. Opposition leader of the St. Lucia Labour Party Julian Hunte is being challenged by Deputy Political Leader Peter Josie for leadership of the party at the annual conference this weekend (10:31-13:48)
7. The Caribbean’s offshore financial sector is among issues being discussed by hundreds of experts fighting economic crime meeting in England (13:49-14:12)
8. Recap of headlines (14:13-14:38)