Caribbean Report 24-10-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:35)
2. Caribbean States are told to press for the economic component of joint US/Caricom anti-drug efforts. Florida-based Professor Anthony Maingot is interviewed (00:36-03:55)
3. Did the Reagan administration fund the country rebels in Nicaragua in the 80's partly with the crusades of narcotics sold in American inner cities? Hearings into that question have begun but in a rather low keyed style. Political Analyst Earl Ofari Hutchinson is interviewed (03:56-07:21)
4. Warnings in Grenada against freeing those jailed for the death of Maurice Bishop. The Maurice Bishop Patriotic Movement leader Dr Terry Marryshow is interviewed (07:22-08:28)
5. The government of Trinidad and Tobago has got its wish to appoint a chairman to the new BWIA. Tony Fraser reports (08:29-10:25)
6. The mystery of the Bermuda Triangle where scores of ships and planes are reported to have disappeared may have been solved. Retired academic Dr Richard Sylvester has published a book the Bermuda Triangle which he claims provides answers. Dr Richard Sylvester is interviewed and Carol Orr reports (10:26-13:26)
7. New ratings for test cricket playing nations. Warren Gordon reports (13:27-15:33)