Caribbean Report 11-01-1996

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. St. Lucia's Tourism Minister Romanus Lansiquot describes Prime Minister Compton's successor as a hand picked friend. Timothy Paleon, Radio Caribbean Internatinal and Rufus Bousquet, United Workers Party, Eugenia Charles are interviewed (00:29-05:47)
3. British Home Affairs Minister Michael Howard is insisting that Dominica has received nothing in return for agreeing to house Saudi's dissident Mohammed Al-Massari. Home Affairs Minister Michael Howard is interviewed and John Humphrys reports (05:48-08:22)
4. Omai's plans for a quick reopening of its Essequibo Gold Mines is being described as obscene. Dr Rupert Roopnarine, Working People's Alliance is interviewed and Warren Gordon reports (08:23-10:47)
5. Oranges imported into Europe from the Caribbean and elsewhere would temporarily lower terrace than originally intended for the European Commission in Brussels answered a plea by the British government by cutting the cost of imports (10:48-11:30)
6. Voodoo is official in the African State of Benin. Voodoo is synonymous with Haiti and in the eyes of the Caribbean it is a mysterious practice which originated from Benin (11:310-15:22)