Caribbean Report 03-11-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur says that not even Nelson Mandela would be an ideal Head of the Commonwealth. Prime Minister Owen Arthur is interviewed (00:28-03:47)
3. Fresh prison riots in Jamaica again result in the lost of lives. Carol Orr reports (03:48-07:14)
4. About half a dozen Caribbean leaders are going to Gabon in West Africa later this week for a two day Summit of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group. It is the first ever Summit of the seventy one ACP. CARICOM's Chief Negotiator, Sir Shridath Ramphal is interviewed and E. Smith reports (07:15-08:53)
5. The President of Haiti, Rene Preval has nominated economist Herve Denis as the next Prime Minister (08:54-09:23)
6. An angry Haitian crowd in New York has protested after Haitian immigrant Abner Louima was hospitalised by New York Police Department officials last August but now the issue has revived with New Yorkers voting tomorrow for a new mayor. Rudy Giuliana is their clear favourite (09:24-12:59)
7. After America's nanny trial Caribbean nannies tell their stories. Leslie Goffe reports (13:00-15:23)