Caribbean Report 28-10-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:32)
2. Montserrat's Chief Minister wants a judicial inquiry into Britain's handling of the volcano crisis. Chief Minister of Montserrat David Brandt is interviewed (00:33-03:46)
3. The world stock markets recover but what are the lessons for the stock exchanges of the Caribbean? Errol Green, Assistant General Manager of the Jamaica Stock Exchange is interviewed (03:47-07:03)
4. President Jules Wijdenbosh has addressed the Surinamese National Assembly for the first time since the weekend's alleged aborted coup attempt. He states that so far there is no evidence of any political involvement in the intent (07:04-07:34)
5. The government of Trinidad and Tobago is to introduce time limits on appeals to human rights organisations by convicted killers on death row. Tony Fraser reports (07:35-09:27)
6. In Bermuda a leading opposition party member has resigned after being convicted of sexual assault. George Rush reports (09:28-11:01)
7. In St. Kitts and Nevis a commission of inquiry continues to face political and legal wrangling. Joseph Edmeade, Chief Secretary to the Government and Attorney Vernon Viera are interviewed (11:02-15:26)