Caribbean Report 10-07-1997



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1. Britain has pledged emergency aid for Montserrat. Prime Minister of Grenda, Keith Mitchell heads a regional team which is trying to work out how the rest of the community will help Montserrat. St Kitts and Nevis promise to send disaster trained nurses to Montserrat. The Under Secretary for International Development in Britain George Foulkes, Prime Minister of Grenada, Keith Mitchell and St. Kitts/Nevis Prime Minister, Denzil Douglas are interviewed (00:00-04:12)
2. An earthquake in Venezuela kills fifty-nine people and more that three hundred are injured. Seismologist, William Ambi is interviewed and Jane Knight reports (04:13-07:29)
3. Jamaica's Foreign Minister, Simon Mullins is among a group of eight Commonwealth Ministers who are considering the future of Nigeria within the grouping. Warren Gordon reports (07:30-09:31)
4. Barbados is soon to become a republic. Henry Ford, the Chairman of the Barbados Review Commission is interviewed (09:32-12:14)
5. With domestic violence cases running into hundreds in Trinidad and Tobago, the authorities in Port of Spain are attempting to reverse that trend. Women's Minister, Daphane Phillips, Matron Doreen Noel are interviewed and Jill Dunagan reports (12:15-14:34)
6. Malcolm Shabazz has pleaded guilty to charges relating to the fire that killed his grandmother Betty Shabazz (14:35-15:00)