Caribbean Report 06-03-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:31)
2. In Guyana there is growing concern about the continued parliamentary boycott by the main opposition, People's National Congress (PNC). Head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr. Roger Luncheon comments on the CARICOM brokered accord (00:32-02:51)
3. More than 50 American businessmen visit Cuba to explore future investment possibilities despite America's 36 year old embargo against Cuba. Kerby Jones, head of the US mission comments on the issue (02:52-04:30)
4. Antigua's Tourism Minister Rodney Williams puts up a spirited defense of the controversial Guiana Island project. Opposition leader Baldwin Spencer comments on the foreign investor's plans (04:31-10:10)
5. The slump in West Indies cricket after its domination throughout the 1980s has renewed calls for the setting up of a regional cricket academy. Sir Garry Sobers speaks on this issue (10:11-12:08)
6. Jamaica's Reggae Boyz are seeking to cash into the lucrative sponsorship market since their qualification for the World Cup. The musical tribute entitled "Rise up", the official national football team song is set to be an enormous international hit (12:09-15:00)