Caribbean Report 03-08-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. A meeting between Elections Commission Chairman Rudy Collins and President Desmond Hoyte settles the issue over the number and location of polling stations for the upcoming elections in Guyana. Correspondent Sharief Khan reports (00:30-03:00)
3. Henry Forde, Leader of the Barbados Labour Party reviews the tenure of Dr. Kurleigh King as the Governor of the Barbados’ Central Bank (03:01-08:01)
4. Members of Penal Reform International, Deputy Chairperson, Wendy Singh, Secretary General, Vivien Stern and the Chairperson discuss custodial sentences in the Caribbean at a meeting in London. Correspondent Yvette Row reports (08:02-11:09)
5. Chairman of the US Advisory Commission on Broadcasting, Tom Korologos advises the US Government to abandon efforts to broadcast to Cuba on TV Marti as it is not cost effective (11:10-11:38)
6. The European Commission’s plan to continue preferential treatment of Caribbean bananas while imposing quotas on Latin America dollar bananas awaits approval from the European Commission Agriculture Ministers (11:39-12:32)
7. John Ellis, Chairman of Fyffes, talks about the hurdles facing Caribbean bananas such as poor quality (12:33-14:29)