Caribbean Report 28-10-1992

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Sandra Baptiste covers the special summit being held in Trinidad and looks at the discussion surrounding the adjustment of the Common External Tariff. Reactions to the issue are given by Dominica’s Prime Minister, Dame Eugenia Charles, Montserrat’s Chief Minister, Reuben Meade and Trinidad and Tobago’s Opposition Leader, Basdeo Panday (00:29-03:40)
3. In his speech at the opening of the special summit, Sir Shridath Ramphal uses sharp words for those who had publicly criticized some of the recommendations contained in the West Indian Commission’s report. Clips are played of remarks made by Chairman of the summit, Patrick Manning and Guyana’s Prime Minister, Dr. Cheddi Jagan (03:41-08:01)
4. Pete Ninvalle reports on the meeting of the Windward Islands Opposition Politicians who have criticized their governments for ignoring their call for a multi-party approach to the issue of preferential treatment of Caribbean bananas. Comments are given by St. Lucia’s Opposition Leader, Julian Hunte and Dr. Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (08:02-11:14)
5. In Belize, Dean Vasquez wins a stay of execution from the Privy Council in Britain. British Solicitor Clive Woolf responsible for obtaining the appeal is interviewed (11:15-14:37)