Caribbean Report 28-06-1995


In this report: The commission of inquiry established in St. Lucia, to look into the UN funds scandal has taken a one and half week adjournment to allow key witness Dr. Charles Flemming to collect documents in New York. In St. Kitts/Nevis, investigations continue into the cause of election violence. A third unusual murder in Trinidad has local police considering a possible link with the killing of former Attorney General Selwyn Richardson. BWIA's Chief Operations Officer, Ed Wegel states that the airline's offer for shareholding in LIAT depends on a number of factors yet to be assessed. Jamaica's Deputy Prime Minister Seymour Mullings states that his country has taken the necessary steps to ensure it can compete in the global economy. Previously granted but unused European Development Fund monies may form part of a new aid package for the ACP countries. Both Montserrat's Chief Minister, Reuben Meade and Ambassador Edwin Laurent expressed concern about the possible effects this could have on the Caribbean region.


Table of Contents

1. Headlines with Ken Richards (00:00-00:32)
2. Dr. Charles Flemming, a key witness in the commission of inquiry in St. Lucia, is allowed time to access evidence in New York (00:33-03:19)
3. Investigations continue into the cause of election violence in St. Kitts/Nevis (03:20-06:28)
4. Another Muslimeen death prompts Trinidad's police to take a more critical look at the murder of Selwyn Richardson (06:29-08:15)
5. BWIA's Ed Wegel rethinks proposal to acquire thirty(30) percent of LIAT's shares (08:16-09:53)
6. Jamaica takes steps to ensure that it can compete in the global economy (09:54-11:59)
7. Unused European Development Fund monies to be used to form part of the new allocations for the ACP group of countries (12:00-14:53)
8. Recap of top stories (14:54-15:20)