Caribbean Report 30-10-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:32)
2. In Grenada cane farmers and government at odds over a million dollar tourism land deal. Prime Minister Mitchell's Press Secretary Nancy McGuire and President of the Grenada Cane Farmers Association Elliot Bishop are interviewed (00:33-07:34)
3. Conservationists in St. Lucia say the recent floods are a reminder of the dangers of deforestation. Yves Renard, Caribbean Natural Resources Institute is interviewed (07:35-10:03)
4. The Director of Public Presecutions in Guyana has chosen a prosecutor to lead the case of the man accused of murdering Dr Walter Rodney (10:04-10:36)
5. In Britain a new study highlighted the problems faced by poorly qualified Afro-Caribbean young men when it comes to finding jobs. Co-author of the report Research Fellow Edgar Hassan is interviewed (10:37-13:36)
6. Three former US Presidents back Bill Clinton in saying no to legalising marijuana. Warren Gordon (13:37-14:56)
7. Investigators from the US and the Dominican Republic say human error was to blame for a plane crash in February which killed one hundred and eighty-nine passengers (14:57-15:28)