Caribbean Report 15-05-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. Opposition allegations of intimidation are being made ahead of tomorrow's presidential elections in the Dominican Republic. How confident are the people that the elections would go smoothly? Ian Bruce and Morris Walsh report (00:30-05:57)
3. Antiguan Prime Minister Lester Bird has reshuffled his cabinet. Prime Minister Lester Bird is interviewed (05:58-08:24)
4. Caribbean countries are being advised that they should give a lower priority to marijuana eradication in the fight against drugs. This is one of the proposals before a regional conference on drug control cooperation which began in Bridgetown, Barbados today. Bertrand Niles reports (08:25-09:57)
5. The question of freedom of the press in Grenada continues to divide the government and the media. Prime Minister Keith Mitchell and Managing Editor and Publisher of the Grenadian Voice are interviewed (09:58-14:38)
6. Cuban authorities say that the country's sugar harvest this year yielded a million tons more than in 1995 (14:39-15:18)