Caribbean Report 03-06-1991



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:43)
2. After a meeting with the Japanese prime minister, Jamaica’s Prime Minister Michael Manley leaves Tokyo optimistic of Japanese investments increasing in the Caribbean. The meeting resulted in Jamaica securing over $60 million in aid to improve the tourism industry and additional aid towards flood relief efforts on the island. Phillip Short interviews Michael Manley (00:44-07:15)
3. Amidst allegations of faulty technical components in the building of two nuclear power plants, Cuban officials insist that since the nuclear project began a decade ago, both the design of the Soviet reactors and the Cuban workmanship have been of the highest quality. Lionel Martin reports from Havana (07:16-10:25)
4. The Atlanta-based Carter Centre is satisfied with the electoral changes implemented by Guyanese President, Desmond Hoyte. The Centre intends to set up an office in Georgetown to monitor the electoral process two months before elections. Dr. Robert Pastor of the Carter Centre is interviewed by Hugh Crosskill (10:26-13:22)
5. Tony Cozier reports on the century by Richie Richardson and the West Indies victory against Leicestershire in their last game before the first test against England (13:23-15:00)