Caribbean Report 02-12-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. Warning of US reprisals if improvements of Jamaica's anti-drug fight are not seen soon. Opposition Leader Edward Seaga is interviewed and Jennifer Grant reports (00:31-02:16)
3. The Chairman of the Organisation of African Unity President Paul Biya of the Cameroon has urged fellow African leaders to consider a new candidate for the UN top job. Rob Watson reports (02:17-03:51)
4. EU outlines its new approach to Cuba. In Havana today several thousand troops and tens of thousands of civilians march through the city to mark the 40th anniversay of Fidel Castro's arrival on the island to lead the socialist revolution. Professor Larry Burns of the Council of Hemispheric Affairs, Washington is interviewed and Tom Gibb reports (03:52-09:26)
5. The recent signing of a EC$28 million dollars rescue package for the Windward Bananas will place the industry on a more competitive footing so says St. Lucia's Prime Minister Vaughn Lewis. Prime Ministers Vaughn Lewis and Keith Mitchell are interviewed (09:27-11:37)
6. The Dominican Republic says no to hopes of the United States police base in Santo Domingo. Leslie Goffe reports (11:38-13:18)
7. In Britain a row over an allegedly racist employment practices in a large Forde Motor Car factory has re-emerged as hundreds of workers prepare to move from one union to another. Grant Ferret reports (13:19-15:24)