Caribbean Report 03-07-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. Mixed feelings prevail on how successful the 13th CARICOM Heads of Government Summit has been. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste reports on the communiqué coming out of the summit. A clip is played of the outgoing CARICOM Secretary General Roderick Rainford, highlighting his views on the summit. Prime Minister Manning is appointed as the new CARICOM Secretary General (00:30-06:47)
3. The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) expresses its satisfaction with the outcome of the Summit and the response it got from the regional heads. Interview with CTO’s Executive Director Jean Holder is featured (06:48-09:21)
4. The privatization of the two regional airlines BWIA and LIAT is discussed with comments by Joseph Esau about the divestment plans for BWIA. St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister James Mitchell is heading the taskforce set up to deal with LIAT (09:22-11:40)
5. A general strike called by the Bermuda Industrial Union is averted by a high court injunction. Journalist George Rush reports on the situation (11:41-13:35)
6. Dr. Alfred Sangster President of the College of Arts, Science and Technology in Jamaica warns that the Caribbean risks losing out on opportunities in technological development unless governments, businesses and the education system support the sector (13:36-14:56)