Caribbean Report 22-11-1999



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with anchor Ken Richards (00:00 - 00:25)
2. St. Maarten recovers from ravishes caused by Hurricane Lenny. BBC Reports Mike Jarvis and provides assessment on damages in all sectors which is estimated to total approximately 78 million dollars (00:26 - 03:58)
3. CDERA begins task of assessing damages caused by Hurricane Lenny which left 7 persons dead, hundreds injured and structural damages to homes, businesses and roads. In Dominica banana production will drop by 15 % . Wakefield Richardson provides reports on damage assessment in Anguilla, St. Maarten and Antigua. Jeremy Collymore provides update on aid to other islands. Kimberly Andrew reports (03:59 – 06:13)
4. Trinidad and Tobago in election mode as Prime Minister Basdeo Panday has promised to hold elections in the next twelve months. Deputy political leader Wendell Mottley shares his view on the possibility of social conflict between opposing ethnic groups. Tony Fraser reports (06:14 – 09:13)
5. Edward Seaga discusses his prospects at the regaining leadership of the Jamaica Labour Party. Elections are scheduled for late November (09:14 – 12:56)
6. The UN resolution authorizing a new scaled down mission with human rights and justice members for Haiti is scheduled for presentation in New York in November. Leslie Garth reports (12:57 – 14:34)
7. Japanese business mission is currently in Cuba with 60 member group comprising, members of parliament, government officials, justices, and business men. The mission’s goal is to strengthen economic cooperation between the two nations (14:35 – 15:25)