Caribbean Report 06-11-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Police in Jamaica investigate the shooting death of the Venezuelan ambassador. Carol Orr reports (00:28-02:34)
3. A show down is looming between the authorities in Montserrat and residents of the central community of Salem. Parliamentary Representative Reuben Meade, Opposition Leader John Osborne and Frank Hooper, Commissioner of the Royal Montserrat Police Force are interviewed. James White, Jr reports (02:35-07:16)
4. An unexpected development in Cuba in the trial of American Walter van der Veer. Tom Gibbs reports from Havana (07:17-09:08)
5. The leader of the opposition of Antigua and Barbuda Baldwin Spencer has taken to New York his battle of the Guiana Island Tourism Project. He is seeking the support of Antiguans living abroad. The government of Lester Bird are pressing on with the project. Leader of the Opposition, Balwin Spencer is interviewed (09:09-11:07)
6. Anthony Hilton, Jamaica Minister of State for Foreign Affairs says that the Caribbean should not be reading too much into the recent statement by European Commissioner Pinheiro. Jamaica Minister of State for Foreign Affair, Anthony Hilton is interviewed (11:08-12:21)
7. A public inquiry looking into the reasons for the August riots in Jamaica has again heard the testimony of Commissioner of Corrections Colonel John Prescott and investigations are continuing into the death of Afredo Vargas. Carol Orr reports (12:22-15:21)