Caribbean Report 10-06-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Guyana’s Electoral Assistance Bureau Director, Clairmont Lye comments on the challenges of getting the electorate to lodge complaints over mistakes on the preliminary voters list. Cheddi Jagan thinks that the slow response is due to persons having to do the procedure a third time (00:32-04:23)
3. Renwick Rose, Program Officer with the Windward Islands Farmers Association is coordinating a delegation of banana farmers from the Windward Islands on a visit to the United Kingdom. He is interviewed by Correspondent Pete Ninvalle (04:24-07:30)
4. The Commission for Racial Equality calls for tougher laws to tackle discrimination in Britain. The Chairman, Michael Day and Deputy Chairman, Joe Abrams, of the Commission speak with Correspondent Yvette Rowe on the issue (07:31-10:46)
5. The Canadian Government assures the Caribbean that relations with the region would not suffer should it enter into the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Assistant Minister for Caribbean and Latin American Affairs, Stanley Gooch comments (10:47-13:15)
6. Planners of next month’s CARICOM Heads of Government Summit anxiously wait on the Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) for instructions to proceed with satellite links for live coverage of the opening and closing ceremonies of the meeting. CBU’s Secretary General, Terry Holder responds with reasons for the delay (13:16-14:43)