Caribbean Report 05-10-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Keith Greaves (00:00-00:22)
2. Privy Council hails Trinidad and Tobago's death row prisoners Darren Thomas and Hanif Hillaire's appeal. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in a majority judgment has dismissed the appeal brought by a convicted murderer, Trevor Fisher in the Bahamas. Assistant Editor of the Trinidad Guardian Francis Joseph is interviewed. Debbie Ransome, Tony Fraser and Chelston Lee report (00:23-07:09)
3. In Barbados, Paula Bridges a tourist was shot by armed gunmen during a hold up in a hotel in the South Coast is reported to be critical but stable in hospital. Warren Gordon and Bertrand Niles report (07:10-09:20)
4. As the death toll continues to rise in the Dominican Republic the government is coming under fire from the opposition parties and leading newspapers. Jean-Michel Caroit reports (09:21-10:51)
5. St. Kitts and Nevis Housing Minister Timothy Harris calls for strict building codes. Housing Minister Timothy Harris is interviewed (10:52-12:55)
6. In Belize, the new government of Prime Minister Said Musa has taken a decision to close the country's two government controlled radio stations, Radio Belize and Friends FM at the end of this month. Karla Heusner reports (12:56-15:23)