Caribbean Report 19-08-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. Dominica refuses to revoke passport of economic citizen wanted by Australia. Finance Minister Julius Timothy is interviewed (00:27-03:27)
3. Increased security in the Dominican Republic for President Castro's visit. Jean-Michel Caroit reports (03:28-06:27)
4. Police in Haiti have arrested several people who they suspect are plotting the return of former President Jean-Claude Duvalier. Michael Norton reports (06:28-08:40)
5. Accusations of negative campaigning in the run up to the elections in Belize. News Editor of the Broadcasting Corporation of Belize Karla Heusner is interviewed (08:41-11:29)
6. Jamaica's Prime Minister P J Patterson was expected just about now to announce a date for local government elections (11:30-12:10)
7. Most Cubans until recently frowned at homosexuality condemning it as an unnatural act and a signal of a decadent society. Tom Gibbs (12:11-15:19)