Caribbean Report 15-12-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00:00:38)
2. Threatened American trade sanctions against Europe over bananas are met by last minute calls for negotiations. Trade Commission Sir Leon Brittan is interviewed. David Deans reports from Brussels and Richard Lister reports from Washington (00:39-05:26)
3. St. Kitts and Nevis sit down to begin talks on power sharing. Special Adviser in the Ministry of Finance and Planning in Basseterre Halva Hendrickson is interviewed. Keith 'Stone' Greaves reports (05:27-07:43)
4. Some of the lessons learned from Guyana's general elections are discussed. Editor of Guyana's Stabroek News David De Caires and Journalist Rickey Singh are interviewed. Colin Smith reports (07:44-14:36)
5. In St. Maarten, more than two thousand tourists were evacuated from a Caribbean Cruise Ship, the Monarch of the Sea after it struck a reef and began taking on water (14:37-15:04)