Caribbean Report 14-09-1998



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:24)
2. Caircom chairman secures an agreement between the main parties in Guyana. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony is interviewed (00:25-02:59)
3. United Kingdom pressure group Banana Link is calling on United States multinational food company Chiquita to address alleged human rights abuses on its farms in Latin America. Alistair Smith of the United Kingdom-based non-profit organisation Banana Link is interviewed and Warren Gordon reports (03:00-07:02)
4. Grenadian Prime Minister Keith Mitchell today ended his four day nation European tour where he has been seeking support for the Windward Island banana industry. Prime Minister Keith Mitchell is interviewed (07:03-07:59)
5. Prime Minister Denzil Douglas talks to the BBC Report last Friday at the end of the Caricom's mission visit to the Federation. Prime Minister Sir James Mitchell says he is encouraged by the talks in St. Kitts and Nevis. Prime Ministers Dr Denzil Douglas and Sir James Mitchell are interviewed (08:00-10:49)
6. Jamaica's Talk Radio Show host draws criticism from some observers. Government Senator responsible for media issue Maxine Henry-Wilson and Talk Show host Wilmot Perkins are interviewed. Yvette Rowe reports (10:50-13:33)
7. Millions of people in the Dominican Republic have been celebrating the achievement of their baseball hero Major League player Samuel Sosa. Jean-Michel Caroit reports (13:34-15:17)