Caribbean Report 05-02-1996

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. The West Indies pull out of the opening World Cup match in Sri Lanka over security fears. President of the West Indies Cricket Board Peter Short is interviewed and Bertrand Niles reports (00:29-04:05)
3. Haiti's transition chief for Wednesday's inauguration of President elect Rene Preval is saying the United States CIA placed agents inside of Haiti to operate outside of the control of the nation's government.Transition Chief Mr Jean-Baptiste and the Editor of Nation Magazine, Allan Nedd are interviewed (04:06-06:27)
4. In Guyana the government and human rights lawyers go into legal battle over the issue of hanging. Warren Gordon reports (06:28-08:09)
5. A team of retired United States generals arrive in Cuba for military talks. US Military Admiral Eugene Carroll is interviewed (08:10-10:51)
6. Rastafarians around the world have long protested that marijuana should be decriminalised and recognised in law as a legitimate part of their religion. It is now being argued that the Caribbean should follow the example set in the Western United States. Lawyer Steve Potts is interviewed (10:52-15:14)