Caribbean Report 26-10-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)
2. Jamaica’s Prime Minister P. J. Patterson says the country stands on the brink of a catastrophe created by the rising tide of violent crime. Kenny Benjamin, Chairman of the Guardsman Group, outlines reasons he believes led to the current crime situation (00:35-07:12)
3. A proposal by Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Patrick Manning for an economic union with Guyana and Barbados receives support from a group of thirty-seven distinguished Trinidadians who signed a petition circulated by the Trinidad Express Newspaper. Tony Fraser reports and Sidney Knox, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Neal and Massy Group is interviewed (07:13-12:03)
4. Sandra Baptiste reports on the upcoming special summit where CARICOM Heads of Government are expected to address issues such as the proposed CARICOM Commission and the Common External Tariff. Comments are given by Guyana’s Prime Minister, Cheddi Jagan (12:04-14:45)