Caribbean Report 12-06-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Dominica's opposition leader fears the worst if a British supermarket chain rejects Windwards bananas. Earlier this week four prime ministers met with President Clinton's advisers asking the White House to withdraw its strike action against the European Union for its preferential banana quotas. Opposition Leader Rosie Douglas is interviewed (00:32-03:59)
3. Trinidad denies its restriction on free movement goes against the spirit of integration. Stokely Carmichael better known as Kwame Ture visits with Mr Panday. Black Power Advocate Stokely Carmichael is interviewed (04:00-08:49)
4. St. Lucia's Labour Party leader Julian Hunte says he is taking a temporary rest pit to allow for reflections and rebirth following reports tht he is to quit politics (08:50-09:47)
5. One day after the news of the merger of British Airways and American Airlines was announced an Air Jamaican spokesman has told Caribbean Report it is unlikely to have an effect on Caribbean and transatlantic airfares. Air Jamaica's Tony Colds is interviewed (09:48-12:34)
6. Cuban olympians may have to make a costly detour to get to Atlanta. Rosie Hayes reports (12:35-13:48)
7. In Belize the Mennonites religious community is coming under pressure because its farming methods are at odds with its environmental protection. Yvette Rowe reports (13:49-15:20)