Caribbean Report 24-03-1989



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:50)
2. Cuba makes preparations for the visit of Mikhail Gorbachev, the first Soviet leader to visit the island in fifteen years. Lionel Martin reports (00:51-03:21)
3. Saint Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Dr. Kennedy Simmonds who was sworn in for his third successive term assesses the future of the defeated Labour Party leader, Lee Moore. Jerry Timmins interviews Dr. Simmonds (03:22-06:52)
4. Tate and Lyle, the multinational firm which manages the sugar estates in the Caribbean and refines both cane and beet sugar consolidates its position as the world’s largest sweetener group. It recently bought up the rest of its major Canadian subsidiary, Red Path Industries. Jerry Timmins reports (06:53-07:06)
5. In sports, the West Indies will guard against complacency when the first test in the fourth match series against India begins in Guyana. Interview with Desmond Haynes (07:07-08:45)
6. Stories of Caribbean interest appearing in the British press are highlighted by Hugh Crosskill (08:46-15:04)