Caribbean Report 17-12-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. A Nuclear Control Institute warning that states whose waters is used to transport nuclear waste have the right to use force to prevent this. Trinidad and Tobago say it will support Caricom in its attempt to talk with Washingston on the shiprider agreement. Professor Jon van Dyke of the University of Hawaii Law School, Nuclear Control Institute President Paul Leventhal and Prime Minister Basdeo Panday are interviewed. Tony Fraser reports (00:30-07:27)
3. New research reveals that smoking fathers can cause cancer in children. Director of Research at the Trinidad-based Commonwealth Medical Research Council Dr David Picou is interviewed and Moya Thomas reports (07:28-10:17)
4. Six trade unions in Martinique are into day two of a strike in the French island's commercial sector. However, so far the strike has not attracted wide spread support. Don Rousseau reports (10:18-11:40)
5. A return to the story of the slave trade. Professor James Baldwin, University of Yorke in the North of England is interviewed and Carol Orr reports (11:41-15:35)