Caribbean Report 01-08-1991



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. Guyana’s Prime Minister Hamilton Green is supporting Desmond Hoyte amidst speculations that Mr. Green would challenge Mr. Hoyte for the leadership of the People’s National Congress. Sharief Khan reports with comments from the PNC’s spokeswoman, Dr. Faith Harding (00:35-02:37)
3. The Caribbean Conference of Churches says it is mounting its own investigation into the worsening relations between Haiti and the Dominican Republic over the deportation of Haitians from the Dominican Republic. Debbie Ransome interviews the CCC’s General Secretary Rev. Dr. Allan Kirton who states that a CCC team visited the two countries and is expected to submit a report. Alejandro Garro, a member of the America’s Watch who has been monitoring the repatriation process in Santo Domingo, is interviewed by Hugh Crosskill (02:38-08:37)
4. The leader of Jamaica’s opposition Labour Party, Edward Seaga, says that despite his party’s lead in the opinion polls, the JLP still has a lot of work to do if it is to secure a victory in the upcoming elections. Hugh Crosskill interviews Edward Seaga (08:38-12:01)
5. The West Indies takes the lead in the second day of the match against Gloucestershire. David Whitburn interviews the West Indies manager, Lance Gibbs (12:02-14:41)