Caribbean Report 12-06-1991



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)
2. At a meeting of Ministers of Civil Aviation in Bridgetown today, Barbados convinces its Caricom partners to reject the Air Service Agreement with Britain in its present form. Phillip Greaves, Barbados’ Aviation Minister, states that the agreement is heavily weighted in favor of Britain and a united Caricom will now return to the negotiating table with Britain (00:34-04:30)
3. Jamaican Prime Minister, Michael Manley officially launched his latest book, The Poverty of Nations, at a reception in London today and met with the British Prime Minister, John Major, on issues of debt relief, regionalism and cricket (04:31-08:30)
4. The West Indian Commission is due to visit Belize today for three days of consultation as it concludes its first round of investigation into the future of the regionalism integration movement. Howard Benson interviews Joseph Palacio, Belize Liaison Officer for the Commission, who states that Belize is likely to raise the issue of its role as a link between the Caribbean and Central America (08:31-10:58)
5. Hugh Crosskill reports on the reaction of the British press to the historic win of England over the West Indies in a home test match since 1966. The British press highlights the performance of the English captain, Graham Gooch and the defeat of Vivian Richards, West Indies captain (10:59-14:45)