Caribbean Report 14-08-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. The Vincentian Attorney General defends his offer to resign as questions are asked about a financial deal. Attorney General Carlyle Dougan is interviewed (00:32:02:18)
3. An improvement reported in the conditions facing Montserratians who have been relocated to London. Montserrat's Aid Committee Co-ordinator Janice Pantin is interviewed (02:19-04:00)
4. St. Lucia's dock workers who went on strike last week are expected back at work next week. Labour Commissioner Selwyn Vincent is interviewed (04:01-05:13)
5. Trinidad and Tobago Minister of Foreign Affairs Ralph Maraj says the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group should be maintained as it remains viable. Minister of Foreign Affairs Ralph Maraj is interviewed (05:14-07:24)
6. There does not appear to have been any Nevisian reaction yet to news that St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas has agreed to withhold the financial package to which Nevis strongly objects. Voice of Nevis News Editor Almon Dasent is interviewed (07:25-10:23)
7. In Bermuda the news of the sudden death yesterday of leader of the Progressive Labour Party L. Frederick Wade has resulted in a steady stream of tributes to the memory of the fifty-seven old lawyer. George Rush reports (10:24-12:02)
8. Cuba's young people are less elusive about Fidel Castro. Independent Television Journalist Tom Fortrop is interviewed (12:03-15:29