Caribbean Report 16-07-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:23)
2. Grenada's Opposition calls for elections following the sacking of the Minister of Health Grace Duncan. Grace Duncan is interviewed (00:24-02:45)
3. What is Grenada's former Minister of Health, Grace Duncan's next move? Grace Duncan is interviewed. Lew Smith reports (02:46-04:38)
4. Jamaican officials have not taken kindly to a United States diplomat's description of the island as poor, violent and underfed. US Diplomat, Gary Cooper and Jamaica's Foreign Minister, Seymour Mullings are interviewed. Carol Orr reports (04:39-06:35)
5. United States President, Bill Clinton approves another waiver of Helms-Burton. Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, Stuart Eizenstat is interviewed (06:36-08:05)
6. The United Nations announces long expected reforms. The General Secretary of the United Nations Kofi Annan and former Prime Minister of Dominica, Dame Eugenia Charles are interviewed (08:06-11:57)
7. Caribbean, European and other officials are looking at what arrangements could be made to replace Lome IV. Peter King, Chairman of the Jamaica Textile and Apparel Institute and Dwight Venner, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank are interviewed. Debbie Ransome reports (11:58-14:38)
8. Cuban officials have issued a statement saying engine failure was the most probable cause of last Friday's aircrash in which forty-four people died (14:39-15:23)