Caribbean Report 23-07-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. Chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Charles Maynard discounts the argument made by St. Lucia’s Tourism Director Allen Chastanet, that full authority be given to the CTO in negotiating with cruise ship operators(00:35-03:33)
3. President of the Barbados Hotel Association, Peter Odle, labels the summer tourist season in Barbados as the worst ever. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste reports on the impact this has on hoteliers and employees (03:34-06:54)
4. Correspondents Hugh Crosskill and Abdullahi Haji report on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth day of Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia, the Rastafarian religion and Ethiopians’ view of Selassie (06:55-11:54)
5. United Nations High Commission for Refugees Chief of Mission for Suriname and French Guiana, Peter Van Der Vaart, addresses the allegations of mistreatment of Surinamese refugees by authorities in French Guiana in the ongoing repatriation process (11:55-14:22)
6. At the Ibero-American Summit, President Fidel Castro accuses the US of manipulating the power of the United Nations and reiterates the call for economic and political integration in Latin America (14:23-14:46)