Caribbean Report 11-06-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:37)
2. Correspondent Michael Norton reports on the reaction of Haitians to the appointment of Marc Bazin as Prime Minister (00:38-06:37)
3. Antoine Izméry, President Aristide’s main financial backer, expresses his doubts about Prime Minister Marc Bazin’s ability to surmount present hurdles facing Haiti (03:30-06:37)
4. Dr. Anthony Gonzales of the Institute of International Relations, UWI, St. Augustine, talks about the Caribbean’s readiness for membership in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Correspondent Tony Fraser reports (06:41-08:46)
5. Deputy Assistant Minister for Caribbean and Latin American Affairs, Stanley Gooch counsels Caribbean leaders to revise their tariff in light of world developments with respect to trade liberalization. Dr. Gonzales also believes the common external tariff (CET) should be phased out in order to get access to wider markets (08:47-10:17)
6. Correspondent Charles Scanlon gives feedback on Cuba’s attempt to attract foreign investment at a business conference in Mexico (10:21-14:00)
7. St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister, Kennedy Simmonds, requests an autopsy on the body of Deputy Governor General, Weston Parris, whose body was found in the waters off Nevis. A state funeral is scheduled for tomorrow (14:01-14:26)