Caribbean Report 29-11-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)
2. A French nuclear fuel firm says transhipments will take place but will not say if it will pass through the region. Mr Leatherman, French Nuclear firm and Damian Morgan of Greenpeace International are interviewed (00:34-05:14)
3. In Guyana police and army officers are still working deep within the Interior investigating Wednesday's hijacking of a private ten seater plane. Home Affairs Minister Feroze Mohammed is interviewed (05:15-08:32)
4. The Grenadian government squares off against unions demanding outstanding wages. Lou Smith reports (08:33-10:20)
5. A less than encouraging assessment of the HIV situation in the Caribbean as the region prepares for World Aids Day. The International Development Agency (CIDA) has meanwhile given CAREC a grant of Canadian $3.7 million for its HIV and Prevention Programme. Dr Bilali Camara is interviewed(10:21-12:35)
6. One day after being forced to make a qualified apology over remarks that were interpreted as being racist black British Member of Parliament Diane Abbot is insisting that those remarks were misrepresented. Member of Parliament Diane Abbott is interviewed (12:36-15:26)