Caribbean Report 24-02-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Orin Gordon (00:00-00:25)
2. In Guyana there is dissatisfaction over the CARICOM brokered peace accord as four Prime Ministers prepare to visit the island (00:26-03:00)
3. As the ACS meeting ends, the group has authorised its President to issue a strong statement against the transportation of radioactive material through Caribbean waters (03:01-04:17)
4. Queen Elizabeth's sister, Princess Margaret is resting comfortably in Barbados hospital after suffering a mild stroke. Bertram Niles reports (04:18-05:21)
5. Cuba's newly elected National Assembly is expected to re-confirm Fidel Castro as President (05:22-06:52)
6. UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan received an unprecedented reception by UN staffers in New York after securing an agreement to avert war in Iraq (06:53-11:34)
7. Last lap for Carnival revellers in Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia and Dominica. Keith Stone Greaves reports on the celebration of the day of feasting also known as Mardi Gras or Shrove (11:35-14:10)
8. In cricket, the West Indies selectors have broken up its all pace attack by including leg spinner Dinanath Ramnarine in its squad for the 4th Test against England (14:11-14:47)
9. Recap of top stories (14:48-15:15)