Caribbean Report 05-09-1990



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:39)
2. Christian Aid, a London-based organization, is set to launch a six-month campaign urging the cancellation of Third World debt to British commercial banks. Wendy Tydale, Head of Christian Aid for Latin America and the Caribbean is interviewed by Hugh Crosskill (00:40-03:01)
3. The postponement of the Haitian elections comes as no surprise to the former Haitian president, Leslie Manigat. In an interview with Hugh Crosskill, Mr. Manigat also states that the present government of Haiti headed by Madam Trouillot has no intentions of guiding the country to democratic elections (03:02-06:13)
4. Financial News (06:14-07:03)
5. During an official visit to London, Grenada’s Prime Minister, Nicholas Brathwaite, contends that the Caribbean societies have lost their value system and are now motivated by greed and individualism (07:04-10:34)
6. In Trinidad and Tobago, the wives and children of the Jamaat al Muslimeen have written to the Police Commissioner requesting permission to return to their commune. In addition, two staff members of the Public Service of Trinidad and Tobago have not been allowed to return to work since the attempted coup. Debbie Ransome reports with comments from Kenrick Rennie, President of the Public Service Association (10:35-13:00)
7. The organizers of the Sharjah Cricket Cup scheduled for December are having difficulties attracting a third team to play with the West Indies and Pakistan, and state that security is not an issue for the West Indies. The Organizing Secretary, Shahid Shiraz is interviewed by Hugh Crosskill (13:01-14:59)