Caribbean Report 09-08-1990



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:43)
2. Unconfirmed reports out of Port-of-Spain state that the Trinidad and Tobago Police Department announced charges of treason, murder, wounding with intent and possession of firearms against the Jamaat al Muslimeen. Pat Whitehorne interviews Gregory Shaw, a government spokesman (00:44-02:32)
3. Hundreds join the Surinamese police force in protest against the murder of a police inspector. Chandra van Binnendijk reports (02:33-04:17)
4. US Vice-President, Dan Quayle, stops over in Haiti during a trip to Peru for a meeting with President Ertha Pascal-Trouillot, members of the State of Council and senior army officials. Michelle Montague reports (04:18-06:35)
5. Financial News. Mark Jones of the BBC Financial Unit comments on the price of nickel (06:36-07:50)
6. West Indies cricket captain, Viv Richards, discusses his time with the Glamorgan County Cricket Club and his future in cricket during an interview with Steve May (07:51-09:57)
7. Report by James Ferguson on the role of the US army in Vieques, a US dependency off the coast of Puerto Rico. Traditionally, Vieques has functioned as a shooting range and a vast ammunition dump for the US army. Interviews with a US teacher and historian on the island, Robert Ravin and the leader of Vieques’ group of fishermen, Carlos Zennon.