Caribbean Report 10-03-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:37)
2. In Antigua, the threat of government intervention has forced an end to a long running dispute at Jumby Bay, a condo-type hotel resort. Louis Daniel reports on the issue of the feud and the settlement reached (00:38-03:08)
3. St. Lucia's Prime Minister Kenny Anthony gives his view on a possible union between the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados. A task force has been set up to look into the issue (03:09-05:50)
4. In the Dominican Republic, delays in economic modernisation plans could be a thing of the past after the country's legislative elections in May. Eddy Martinez Manzueta comments on the country's full legislative framework (05:51-08:29)
5. Sport officials and umpires may have more to fear as they could be liable for bad pitches. The issue of liability of match officials to any player who suffers injury as a result of playing in unfit conditions - the legal principle known as 'duty of care' has been raised (08:30-11:34)
6. In cricket, the 6th and final Test between West Indies and England takes place in Antigua in ten days time, with the pitch taking centre stage. Orin Gordon reports on the preparation of the pitch at Antigua Recreation Ground (11:35-14:30)
7. Officials in northern Japan have banned a nuclear wastes shipment from France from docking at a local port (14:31-15:18)