Caribbean Report 04-11-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:42)
2. Death toll for Hurricane Mitch has now been put at $9000. The United States, Britain and the European Union have all pledged aid totalling several million dollars but what about the Caribbean? Honduras Ambassador to London Roberto Flores and Warren Gordon reports (00:43-03:20)
3. Search for the missing Caribbean sailors continues and saves one woman who survives against all odds. Commander Colin Hamp of HMS Sheffield is interviewed (03:21-07:36)
4. America's mid-term elections - Why black voters knew what they wanted. Black voters are interviewed and Roy O'Sana reports (07:37-08:54
5. St. Lucia's Foreign Minister George Odlum says that there is some hope for the Caribbean banana industry following the American mid-results. The United States has been at the forefront of a challenge to the Europe's banana import arrangements. Minister George Odlum is interviewed (08:55-10:10)
6. In the United States Virgin Islands, the elections have thrown up a new governor for the territory. This follows the defeat of Roy Schneider who was seeking re-elections for a second term. Keith 'Stone' Greaves reports (10:11-11:43)
7. Officials of the West Indies Cricket Board and the Players Representatives have been locked in discussions today aimed at rescuing the Sourth African Tour. Cricket Commentator Jack Matthews is interviewed and Tony Cozier (11:4-15:15)