Caribbean Report 24-09-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. A confederation proposal being made to resolve the St. Kitts and Nevis secession issue. Prime Minister and Caricom Chairman Lester Bird is interviewed (00:31-04:23)
3. The Chairman of Jamaica's Electoral Advisory Committee William Chin See is holding out hope that the rift that has developed within the electoral Advisory Committee will not abort the Electoral reform process (04:24-05:05)
4. Montserrat's Chief Minister Reuben Meade does not think it likely that an emergency parliamentary session will be called to debate a motion of no confidence. Chief Minister Reuben Meade is interviewed (05:06-08:03)
5. The death of coronations is high on the agenda of a Commonwealth Finance Ministers meeting in Bermuda. George Rush reports (08:04-09:19)
6. Real estate companies in the Cayman Islands are assessing the impications of new anti-money laundering legislation there. Carol Orr reports (09:20-10:48)
7. The Caribbean is reportedly re-emerging as a major transhipment point for cocaine and heroin bound for the United States (10:49-11:18)
8. Prime Minister Vaughn Lewis says the St. Lucian government will continue to play a meaningful role in the island's banana industry. Prime Minister Vaughn Lewis is interviewed (11:19-12:34)
9. Night club segregation is threatening to become an explosive issue in Trinidad and Tobago. NIght Club Owner Gary Dawe and President of the Emancipation Support Committee Khafra Kambon are interviewed. Tony Fraser reports (12:35-15:26)