Caribbean Report 12-08-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Could Caricom statements have influenced Nevis' secession vote? Mixed reaction from some people on the island. Caricom Chairman Kenny Anthony, Chairman of the Nevis Constitutional Committee Mark Brantley and several Nevisians are interviewed (00:28-06:45)
3. Security personnel in the Dominican Republic stops man suspected of plotting to kill President Castro. Debbie Ransome reports (06:46-08:15)
4. Bahamian authorities deport more Cubans. Rosie Hayes reports from Havana (08:16-09:38)
5. Barbados' Ambassador to Brussels believes that while there is still some work left to be done the Caribbean is on track in preparation for talks in Europe on a successive agreement to Lome IV. Barbados' Ambassador to Brussels Michael King is interviewed (09:39-11:31)
6. In the American City of Boston a group of black preachers has revolutionised the approach to juvenile crime by taking to the streets to offer themselves as friends and as advisers. Reverend Jeffrey Brown and Boston's Police Commissioner Paul Evans are interviewed. Phillipa Thomas reports (11:32-15:19)