Caribbean Report 03-04-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Keith Stone Greaves (00:00-00:23)
2. The US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will begin a three-day visit to the Caribbean. Her first stop will be Haiti, followed by Trinidad and Tobago. Richard Lister reports on what may have prompted the visit (00:24-04:59)
3. Madeleine Albright's first stop is in Haiti where she is expected to show American support for the return to democratic rule on the island. Emma Paterson reports (05:00-06:36)
4. Authorities in Suriname have begun proceedings against 15 people accused of an attempted government overthrow last October. Electra Naysmith reports (06:37-08:09)
5. The cricket bible, Wisden has again raised concerns about courtesy in the game. Michael Holding questioned the level of sportsmanship left in the game and Wisden's editor Matthew Engel addresses the decline in standards in the gentleman's game (08:10-11:34)
6. It is the 30th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King whose name epitomises the struggle for black civil rights in the US and the ethos of nonviolence. Emma Joseph reports on whether Dr. King's dreams have moved any closer to reality (11:35-14:54)
7. Recap of top stories (14:55-15:15)