Caribbean Report 22-10-1991



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:37)
2. The Chairman of Guyana’s Elections Commission, Rudy Collins, insists the errors in the voters list are minor and can easily be corrected. In an interview with Mike Jarvis, Sharief Khan reports that the Carter Mission and the opposition parties are expected to reject the flawed voters list (00:38-03:42)
3. In Haiti, the unions defy the army crackdown and call for a nationwide strike to protest the overthrow of Jean Bertrand Aristide (03:43-04:47)
4. The Caribbean banana industry is concerned if the region’s producers will continue to enjoy preferential access to the British markets after the creation of the Single European Market in 1992. The main threat to Caribbean producers come from the cheaper Latin American banana exports and the British House of Lords questions the fairness of the preferential treatment to Caribbean banana producers. The debate drew comments from the Conservative Member Viscount Montgomery of Alamein; Baroness Trumpington; Lord Molloy of the Opposition Party; and Lord Pitt (04:48-11:42)
5. The West Indies crashed to a seven wicket defeat against India today at the triangular tournament in Sharjah. Hugh Crosskill interviews West Indies Captain, Richie Richardson (11:43-14:42)