Caribbean Report 14-08-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:35)
2. United States Virgin Islands police say they have evidence to prove their case against alleged drug traffickers. St . Thomas based Police Commissioner, Ramon Davila is interviewed (00:36-04:31)
3. National Security Ministers from seven countries in the region have just concluded a three day conference in Jamaica on how to tackle the problem of illegal drugs (04:32-04:59)
4. Two men from the Dominican Republic have been extradited to the United States after a year of negotiations. They are to face drug and murder charges (5:00-06:43)
5. A typhoid scare in the Dominican Republic for British tourist after three women contract the disease. Jean-Michel Caroit reports from Santo Domingo (06:44-09:16)
6. The Caribbean Congress of Labour says it is disturbed by recent developments on the industrial relations scene in Jamaica and Barbados. Kurtis Augustus, General Secretary of the Barbados based Caribbean Congress of Labour and Novar McDonald, Vice President of the Jamaican Employers Association are interviewed. Moya Thomas reports (09:17-12:17)
7. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony has declined to specify which direction St. Lucia's foreign policy will take with regard to relations with China and Taiwan. He says that the government will soon issue a public statement on the matter. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony is interviewed (12:18-13:02)
8. Angry Caribbean nationals in New York point an accusing figure at the police who they say tortured a Haitian man. Mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani and Lawyer Brian Figueroa are interviewed. Leslie Goffe reports (13:03-15:19)