Caribbean Report 01-06-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:32)
2. In Guyana, all ten political parties have three weeks to lodge objections to the newly circulated voters list. Clairmont Lye, Project Director of the Electoral Assistance Bureau talks about the credibility of the list in an interview with the anchor (00:33-03:33)
3. Port-au-Prince, Haiti is the scene of separate protests; one against the return of refugees by the United States and the other by students for the return of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Debbie Ransome reports on the protest action of both groups (03:34-05:41)
4. The Caribbean Rights Organization says it has received a report indicating that security forces in Port-au-Prince, Haiti have drawn up a hit list of prominent Haitians, namely, Evans Paul, Victor Benoit and Rene Theodore (05:42-06:04)
5. At the conference on regional structural adjustment, Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Patrick Manning suggests the building of a regional consensus against the dictates of international financial institutions. Correspondent Tony Fraser reports (06:08-08:47)
6. In an interview with correspondent Leslie Goffe, the Barbados Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance, David Thompson talks about his reservations toward the Manning initiative which proposes an economic union between Guyana, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago (08:48-12:02)
7. American salvaging company, Marex International Inc. estimates the worth of artefacts found from the wreck of the Spanish Galleon, the Nuestra Señora de las Maravillas, as running into millions of pounds. Henry Hudson, Director of Business Development at the company speaks with correspondent Yvette Rowe (12:03-14:28)