Caribbean Report 13-08-1990

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. An extended interview with the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, A.N.R. Robinson, after the attempted coup by the Jamaat al Muslimeen. Mr. Robinson discusses his current state of health, his return to office in approximately two weeks, the rumors of a split in the ruling National Alliance for Reconstruction and the reports of an American involvement in the hostage crisis (00:35-10:00)
3. Financial News (10:01-11:04)
4. Jean Michel Caroit reports that one demonstrator is killed by the army in the two-day general strike in the Dominican Republic. The protest actions are in response to the economic austerity measures announced by the government last Wednesday (11:05-14:00)
5. In the midst of severe gasoline shortages and power cuts in Haiti, the Council of State continues to be in constant conflict with President Ertha Pascal-Trouillot (14:01-15:10)