Caribbean Report 28-08-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Trinidad and Tobago Jamaat al Muslimeen is challenged to prove their claims of having received promises of compensation. Prime Minister Basdeo Panday and Muslim Leader Yasim Abu Bakr are interviewed (00:32-03:50)
3. The cost of the EU's banana regime is questioned. Economist Brent Borrell and Renwick Rose, Co-ordinator of the Windward Islands Farmers Association (WINFA) are interviewed (03:51-06:55)
4. The Opposition St. Lucian Labour Party is called on the government to set an election date on or before November 30th 1996. Pete Ninvalle reports (06:56-09:36)
5. Guyana and Venezuela make progress on their long standing land dispute. Colin Smith reports (09:37-11:41)
6. In Grenada the Opposition National Democratic Congress plans to take court action to overturn suspension of its party leader from parliament. Member of Parliament Michael Andrew is interviewed and Lou Smith reports (11:42-13:22)
7. In Britain African and Caribbean people are four times more likely to suffer from diabetes than other groups. Siobahan Pender, The British Diabetic Association is interviewed (13:23-15:30)