Caribbean Report 13-11-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. Trinidad and Tobago's Dole Chadee and a record other eight inmates are read their death warrants (00:35-01:14)
3. Dominica's Prime Minister lashes out at America over the banana issue. Meanwhile in Jamaica, the long awaited restructuring of the local banana industry gets underway next month. Renwick Rose of the Windward Islands Farmers Association, Prime Minister Edison James and Chairman of the Estate Dr Marshall Hall are interviewed. Carol Orr and Keith 'Stone' Greaves report (01:15-07:45)
4. Haiti's President Rene Preval's trip to Cuba is drawing to a close. Rosie Hayes reports (07:46-09:23)
5. Crowds of demonstrators in Guyana marched through the streets in Georgetown in protest of what they say is government's reluctance to reinstate the former Comptroller of Customs Clarence Chue inspite of a court order to do so. Opposition Leader Desmond Hoyte and Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr Roger Luncheon are interviewed. Colin Smith reports (09:24-12:04)
6. As the authorities in Central America battle to combat the spread of disease in the wake of massive flooding caused by Hurricane Mitch a major relief operation continues to help the thousands of people whose houses and crops were destroyed. Monica Trufillo of Oxfam is interviewed and Mike Lanchim reports (12:05-15:17)