Caribbean Report 23-10-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. The timing of a Caricom Japan meeting is defended amid Tokyo's apparent lobbying for a seat in the Security Council. Caricom's Assistant Secretary General Orlando Marville is interviewed (00:31-03:58)
3. Denmark does not appear keen to reverse its decision to veto European retaliation against the US anti-Cuba Helms-Burton law. Ken Richards reports (03:59-05:35)
4. The possibility of power sharing as Montserrat gears up for elections. James White, Jr reports (05:36-08:04)
5. The United States is allowing a Catholic organisation to fly relief aid to Cuba for victims of Hurricane Lili. Also, in Havana officials say the emergency supplies being donated by Cuban Americans in Florida will be distributed to the areas worst affected by the hurricane. Rosie Hayes reports (08:05-10:10)
6. The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago is trying to persuade businessmen to exchange their US currency for Trinidad and Tobago dollars to stabilise the local currency. Minister of Finance Brian Kuei Tung and President of the Local Chamber of Industry and Commerce Michael Arneaud are interviewed. Tony Fraser reports (10:11-12:25)
7. Is it the World Series or the Caribbean Series? The changing face of baseball. Athletes Bernie Williams and Andrew Jones are interviewed. Leslie Goffe reports (12:26-15:31)