Caribbean Report 18-12-1997



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. Four people shot in an otherwise peaceful election day in Jamaica. The Jamaican polsters have predicted a win for the ruling People's National Party. Robert Pastor of the Carter Centre and Professor Brian Meeks, Department of Government, UWI, Jamaica are interviewed and Carol Orr reports (00:31-08:18)
3. With the delay in results from Guyana's Monday polls protestors are along the streets. Colin Smith reports (08:19-10:21)
4. Antigua's police have seized guns from the Guiana Island home of Cyril Taffy Bufton and his wife Bonnie. This follows the Tuesday afternoon shooting of Vere Bird Jr by Taffy Bufton. Louis Daniel reports (10:22-12:50)
5. Polling in Jamaica should be coming to an end in just over an hour. Carol Orr reports (12:51-15:34)