Caribbean Report 05-11-1991



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. Barbadians engage in a day of prayer as the anti-government protest continues. The Catholic Church calls on Prime Minister Erskine Sandiford to urgently deal with the massive loss of confidence in the government. Sandra Baptiste reports with comments from Father Theodore Taylor of the St. Patrick Church and a Roman Catholic Bishop, Anthony Nickson. Leroy Trotman provides an update on the meeting currently taking place with the government and the trade unions (00:31-06:21)
3. Guyana’s Elections Commission meets tomorrow to formulate a response to the Cater Centre concerning the accuracy of the voters list. Sharief Khan reports (06:22-08:31)
4. A former governor of Puerto Rico, Carlos Romero is convinced that full American statehood is the only way to ensure political and economic stability on the island. He also states that the region could benefit economically with Puerto Rico enhancing its role as a financial center of the Caribbean (08:32-10:48)
5. The West Indies Netball team defeats England by twenty goals in the first of a three test series. Pat Whitehorne interviews the captain, Bridgette Adams (10:49-13:10)
6. An OAS delegation is due to travel to Haiti tomorrow to negotiate the future of Jean Bertrand Aristide whilst Caricom has increases sanctions against the Haitian government (13:11-14:55)