Caribbean Report 07-09-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. Parents in Jamaica participate in a demonstration against rising education costs. Correspondent Gary Allen reports. (00:35-02:51)
3. Dr. Courtney Blackman, Former Governor of the Barbados Central Bank, in an interview with correspondent Pete Ninvalle talks about the state of the economy in light of the structural adjustment program recently agreed on between the government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (02:52-04:23)
4. President Fidel Castro warns Cubans to draw their belts tighter in the face of the abandoned nuclear power plant project by Russia which would have alleviated Cuba’s energy bill. Correspondent Lionel Martin looks at the implications. (04:24-08:28)
5. Issues surrounding the state of the regional and international airline industry as well as the role of cruise lines, and the impact of travel advisories are scheduled for discussion at this week’s annual meeting of the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Sandra Baptiste reports and comments are given by the CTO’s Secretary General, Jean Holder. (08:29-12:32)
6. Yvette Rowe reports on the financial difficulties of Lord Beaverbrook incurred from a forestry deal in Guyana last year. (12:33-14:16)
7. Talks between representatives or exiled Haitian President and the de facto government in Haiti have ended without agreement on how to end the country’s political crisis. (14:17-04:42)