Caribbean Report 19-06-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Keith Stone Greaves (00:00-00:26)
2. In Guyana, police used tear gas to break up the third day of street demonstrations as a crowd of Guyanese attempted to stage anti-government protests. Colin Smith reports (00:27-02:01)
3. In St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Opposition Unity Labor Party (ULP) wants the ruling New Democratic Party (NDP) to call fresh elections. ULP, Dr. Ralph Gonzalves comments on the disputed elections (02:02-03:42)
4. In Trinidad and Tobago, the Trinidad Guardian newspaper is claiming that the government will ignore an order of the Inter-American Human Rights Court and execute five convicted killers. Tony Fraser reports on this issue (03:43-05:39)
5. The European Union is expected to make a final decision on its banana protocol next week. OECS Ambassador to Brussels, Edwin Laurent comments on what the critical issues of the meeting could be (05:40-08:43)
6. Jamaica's Reggae Boyz are in Paris for the World Cup match against Argentina. Simon Crosskill reports that the Jamaicans appeared demoralised (08:44-10:30)
7. In their upcoming match against Argentina, the Reggae Boyz will be hoping for an improved performance and luck following their 3-1 defeat against Croatia. Orin Gordon profiles Argentina and their players (10:31-12:19)
8. Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the first significant number of Caribbean immigrants to Britain. 500 Jamaicans came abroad the Empire Windrush on 21 June, 1948. Yvette Rowe speaks to some of these immigrants (12:20-14:55)
9. Recap of top stories (14:56-15:10)