Caribbean Report 30-09-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:13)
2. Jamaica is planning to sign a drug indiction accord with the United States similar to those signed by other Caribbean nations. Director of the United States Information Service at the American Embassy, Kingston and UN Drug Control Programme Officer in Vienna Paul Salay are interviewed (00:14-04:19)
3. Britain and Cuba are hoping to increase their areas of co-operation in the fight against drugs. British Home Office Minister with responsibility for drugs Tom Sackville is interviewed and Rosie Hayes reports (04:20-06:53)
4. In Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell is planning a reshuffle of his cabinet amidst concerns about the performance of the island's agriculture sector. Lou Smith reports (06:54-11:37)
5. St. Lucia's Agriculture Minister defends farmers rights to strike but denounces recent violence. Minister of Agriculture Peter Josie is interviewed (11:38-12:57)
6. Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Basdeo Panday has stressed the importance of democracy, trade and economic development in the Caribbean in a meeting of the Organisation of American States in Washington. Roy Osana reports (12:58-15:10)