Caribbean Report 03-04-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:45)
2. In Barbados, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, Harold Blackman, launches a scathing attack against Prime Minister Erskine Sandiford’s handling of the economy. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste reports on the reaction to the attack (00:51-05:52)
3. The organization Caribbean Rights, has asked CARICOM to use its vote to push for a new initiative in resolving the crisis in Haiti. However, Secretary General of the OAS Joâo Baena Soares speaking in an interview, rules out taking the crisis to the United Nations (05:53-07:31)
4. US Customs Agents are pursuing criminal charges against a ring in New York who diverted a shipment of fuel carried by a registered tanker to Haiti (07:32-07:55)
5. The South African cricket team arrives for a tour in Jamaica tomorrow, almost a decade after a rebel West Indies team led by Lawrence Rowe was banned for touring South Africa. Lawrence Rowe shares how his and other teammates lives have been affected by the ban (07:59-11:37)
6. The board set up to organize Carifesta 5 is dismissed as new plans for a scaled down version of the festival has been launched in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. Correspondent Tony Fraser invites comments from Efebo Wilkinson, Technical Director of the Festival and Culture Minister, Joan Yuille Williams (11:38-14:44)