Caribbean Report 06-06-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Nominations go ahead in Trinidad and Tobago for local government elections. Patrick Manning of the People's National Movement and Prime Minister Basdeo Panday are interviewed. Tony Fraser reports (00:28-02:50)
3. There has been another verbal exchange over the Helms-Burton Law. N. Perez of the Foundation which represents Cuban exiles in the United States, Canadian Secretary of State for Latin America Christie Steward and OAS Assistant Secretary General Christopher Thomas of Trinidad and Tobago are interviewed. Moya Thomas reports (02:51-07:46)
4. In Washington the US House of Representatives has amended an aid bill for Haiti. The Director of the United States Agency for International Development Brian Atwood is interviewed (07:47-09:02)
5. Haitian President Rene Preval was expected to arrive in France today on the leg of the Europe tour for talks with his French counterpart Jacques Chirac (09:03-09:37)
6. Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan is again scheduled to visit Jamaica later this month. He has been invited to help Mustard Seed an organisation that provides help for the needy, including youths and the elderly. Radio Jamaica General Manager Hugh Crosskill is interviewed (09:38-13:15)
7. Examining what some see as unjustified criticism of successful West Indian cricketers. Author Michelle Savage is interviewed (13:16-15:18)