Caribbean Report 11-11-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Threats of a transatlantic trade war over the banana trade issue. Secretary General of CARICOM Edwin Carrington, Deputy Executive Director of the Washington-based Caribbean Latin American Action Group Dr David Lewis are interviewed and Keith 'Stone' Greaves reports (00:28-05:34)
3. Pledges of support are now pouring in for Central American countries affected by Huricane Mitch. The developments on aid have been overshadowed by what reports suggests are massive job losses in the banana industry in Central America. Head of the United Kingdom-based Pressure Group Banana Link Alistair Smith is interviewed and Tom Gibb reports (05:35-09:23)
4. Guyana pulls out of an international convention of human rights to speed out the hanging process. Leslie Goffe reports (09:24-11:53)
5. West Indies Cricket team get off the mark in South Africa. Captain Brian Lara is interviewed and Greg Barrow reports (11:54-15:19)