Caribbean Report 09-01-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Dominca's Opposition leader tells Saudi dissident Mohammed Al-Massari his safety cannot be assured on the island. Opposition Leader Rosie Douglas is interviewed (00:32-04:28)
3. France calls for tighter restrictions of Latin American banana exports to the European Union. Ken Richards reports (04:29-05:52)
4. An increase concern over the pace of disarmament in Haiti as another lawmaker is shot. Michael Norton reports from haiti (05:53-08:37)
5. In Guyana an Opposition PNC spokesman on the environment Dr Patrick McKenzie is critical of the government's monitoring of the operations of Omai Gold mines. Dr. Patrick McKenzie of the People's National Congress is interviewed. Warren Gordon reports from Georgetown (08:38-10:38)
6. Buckingham Palace tonight took a relaxed view of a reported announcement of the government of Antigua and Barbuda that it intends to cash in on the Princess Diana recent holiday in Barbuda (10:39-11:17)
7. Former United States Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs Elliott Abrams believes that it is both ideoligically correct and practical to maintain the US embargo on Cuba. He, also, is critical of the Clinton's administration for changing US policy on Cuban refugees. Chile's Foreign Minister Jose Miguel Insulza is visiting Havana. Elliott Abram, Richard Nuccio, President Clinton's Adviser on Cuba and Antonio Blanco, Spokesman for Cuba's Non-government Organisation in Havana are interviewed (11:18-14:35)
8. The World's Master Tournament in Sharjah will continue tomorrow with the West Indies leading the tournament (14:36-15:17)