Caribbean Report 31-07-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Electra Naismith (00:00-00:22)
2. Fidel Castro wraps up his visit to Jamaica. From Jamaica, President Castro will travel on to Barbados where aside from political and economic commitments, he will also unveil a monument dedicated to those who lost their lives in the Cubana Airline bombing in 1976. President Fidel Castro is interviewed and Carol Orr and Warren Gordon reports (00:23-08:12)
3. The President of the Dominican Republic Leonel Fernandez has announced that he is now not planning to run again for the position of President when his term of office ends in the year 2000. Cindi John reports (08:13-09:20)
4. The island of Montserrat prepares for a practice evacuation. Montserrat's Chief of Staff Claude Hogan is interviewed (09:21-11:24)
5. While the debate over the death penalty is raging in the Caribbean in Britain the issue has come on the back burner since its abolition twenty-eight years ago. Gunman Christopher Craig is interviewed and Mike Duncan reports (11:25-14:07)
6. Trinidad and Tobago battle for the Shell Cup. Simon Crosskill and Ruskin Mark report (14:08-15:30