Caribbean Report 29-03-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Cuba widens the tax net. Rosie Hayes reports (00:29-02:51)
3. Political leaders from the Turks and Caicos Islands are to visit London to press for the removal of their Governor Martin Bourke (02:52-03:31)
4. Today is National Puerto Rican Affirmation Day in the United States. Organiser Lorraine Cortes Vasquez and Edmund Morales, Writer of Latino Affairs in New York Village Voice Newspaper are interviewed. Leslie Goffe is interviewed (03:32-08:58)
5. In Britain special funds are being set aside to help Caribbean people with drinking problems. John Teller, Chief Executive, Advice on Counselling, Pamela Menzies, Outreach Manager of the Rugby House Project and Sue Baker, Assistant Director of Alcohol Concerns are interviewed. Moya Thomas reports (08:59-12:35)
6. The world most famous horse race, the Grand National is taking place in England on Saturday. The event is, also, a major one in the calendar of racing enthusiastics across the Caribbean. Attorney General Sir David Simmons is interviewed (12:36-15:38)