Caribbean Report 28-07-1989



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:46)
2. In Guyana, Mr. Paul Tennessee the leader of Guyana's Democratic Labour Movement challenges Mr. Cheddi Jagan for the leadership of the PCD. If a spokesman is appointed President Desmond Hoyte will hold talks with them. Sharief Khan interviews Paul Tennessee (00:47-03:21)
3. In a blistering attack on US policy, the outgoing Head of the United States Customs Services says they are losing the international battle against drugs. Adrian Porter reports (03:22-06:14)
4. Financial news (06:15-07:49)
5. The Vincentian wife of a British subject has been denied entry into Britain to join her husband. The man, Eric Ordain was born in St. Vincent but has lived and worked in Britain since 1960. The decision to prevent his wife from joining him was described by British MP Bernie Grant as one of the most heartless sights he has come across. Jerry Timmins interviews Eric Ordain (07:50-10:46)
6. British newspapers report on issues of interest to the Caribbean (10:47-13:56)
7. A demonstration to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the US invasion and occupation of Haiti attracts very little support in Port-au-Prince today (13:57-14:59)