Caribbean Report 12-10-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)
2. President Cheddi Jagan is expected to announce his cabinet members tomorrow. Sharief Khan reports. (00:34-02:02)
3. Nobel laureate Derek Walcott expresses his joy over Dr. Cheddi Jagan’s victory in the polls at a press conference in New York. (02:03-03:18)
4. Caribbean Rights appeals to all Guyanese and their political parties to cooperate in the wake of last week’s election. (03:19-04:05)
5. Guyana’s Police Commissioner Laurie Lewis says while there have been no further outbreaks of violence and rioting, special police patrols will be maintained in Georgetown. (04:06-06:09)
6. Trinidad and Tobago’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Sahadeo Basdeo gives his views on whether or not President Jagan is likely to view CARICOM negatively for repeatedly ignoring opposition calls for a CARICOM observer team to participate in Guyana’s general elections (06:10-08:01)
7. Dr. Sahadeo Basdeo also gives his views on the likelihood of Patrick Manning’s proposed economic union between Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Barbados ever becoming a reality (08:02-11:10)
8. Leslie Goffe talks to Michael Mondesir, Headmaster of St. Mary’s College, St. Lucia, which produced two Nobel laureates, Derek Walcott and Sir Arthur Lewis. Daniel Johnson author of the controversial article in the Times which referred to Walcott as a Trinidadian responds to criticisms from St. Lucians (11:11-14:01)
9. Protest action throughout Latin America overshadows celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in the new world (14:02-14:54)