Caribbean Report 30-11-1990



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1. Headlines (00:00-00:39)
2. Trinidad’s labour unions are heading for a show-down with the Government over public servants’ salaries. Debbie Ransome reports that the government is trying to negotiate a new position in pre-budget talks with the unions. Hugh Crosskill interviews Stanley John, leader of the National Union of Government and Federated Workers (00:40-05:11)
3. Jamaican Opposition JLP states that the speed of de-regularization is having devastating effects on workers. Interviews with Errol Ennis, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and Senator Dwight Nelson of the Opposition Labour Party (05:12-11:00)
4. The largest Europe-Caribbean Conference organized by the London based West India Committee concluded in Jamaica today. The conference was designed to explore the implications of the 1992 Single European Market economy on the Caribbean. Canute James reports (11:01-13:10)
5. The Blom-Cooper Report on the Antigua arms scandal will be released to the public next Thursday in Antigua and London (13:11-14:00)
6. BBC Caribbean Report will carry extensive coverage of the upcoming Miami Conference on the Caribbean next Tuesday (14:01-14:32)