Caribbean Report 02-09-1992

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-0029)
2. Correspondent Sharief Khan reports on the shortage of aviation fuel in Guyana and how this may affect preparations for the upcoming general elections. (00:30-03:14)
3. Economist Errol Gregory talks with correspondent Gary Allen about the substantial fall in inflation from last year’s 100% in Jamaica. (03:15-05:30)
4. Major Anthony Robinson, President of Jamaica’s Manufacturer’s Association and Charles Ross the Executive Director of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica comment on the Common External Tariff and its effect on Jamaica. (05:31-07:27)
5. Dave Harvey speaks with Elisha Marquis President of the Windward Islands Banana Association about the impact the European Community’s decision on whether or not to extend preferential treatment of Caribbean bananas, would have on banana farmers in St. Lucia. (07:28-10:37)
6. The European Commission ends an anti-dumping investigation of wire rods from several countries including Trinidad and Tobago following a decision by the European Confederation of Iron and Steel Industries to withdraw its complaint against the countries. (10:38-11:27)
7. Correspondent Michael Norton looks into the appearance of over 100 Chinese illegal immigrants in Haiti as a part of an international network of human cargo and drugs operating between Asia and the US with Haiti as a main station. (11:28-13:55)
8. Talks between representatives of exiled President Jean-Bertrand Aristide and the de facto government in Haiti continue today in Washington. (13:56-14:20)