Caribbean Report 05-07-1991



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. Britain advises Jamaica to send a top team to Brussels to address the protection of Jamaica’s banana market after 1992. Jamaica’s Agriculture Minister, Seymour Mullings is interviewed (00:35-03:01)
3. A police corporal is killed in the Dominican Republic in one of the clashes between security forces and protestors during a two day general strike against economic measures, including a new IMF deal. Ian Falrey reports (03:02-05:47)
4. UWI graduated doctors have committed themselves to improving the region’s health services. Sandra Baptiste reports that this drive was initiated at a meeting of the University’s Medical Alumni Association in Barbados. Interviews with Florida-base Dr. Richard Boodoo and Barbados’ Dr. Jeff Massey, Coordinator of the conference (05:47-09:11)
5. England’s bowler, Richard Illingworth, makes history on the second day of the third test between England and the West Indies. By the close of play, the West Indies were 262 for 5 in reply to England’s 300 all out. Jonathan Agnew reports from Trent Bridge (09:12-10:57)
6. After the recent African National Congress’ request for Caribbean leaders to support South African cricket, a delegation from the West Indies recently concluded a five day visit to South Africa. One of the delegates, Tony Cozier, commented that the purpose of the trip was to witness the amalgamation of the former white South African Cricket Union and the former black South African Cricket Board into the United Cricket Board of South Africa (10:58-14:59)