Caribbean Report 14-12-1990



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:37)
2. Days before the elections, a massive crowd gathers in Port-au-Prince in support of Haitian presidential candidate, Jean-Bertrand Aristide . A member of one of the observer groups and General Secretary of the Caribbean Conference of Churches, Rev. Alan Kirton, speaks to Hugh Crosskill via a live telephone interview (00:38-02:40)
3. Review of Haiti’s political events in the run-up to the upcoming presidential elections. The special report features Jerry Timmins; Leslie Griffith, Methodist Minister; Louis Roy, Head of the Council of State; Roger Lafontant; Marc Brazin, presidential candidate; Jean-Bertrand Aristide, presidential candidate; Alvin Adams, US Ambassador to Haiti; and John Compton, Prime Minister of St. Lucia (02:41-12:08)
4. The live interview with Rev. Alan Kiston reconvenes in which he expounds on the Lafontant factor disrupting the democratic process of free and fair elections (12:09-12:53)
5. Controversy is mounting in Guyana over the implementation of the electoral reforms agreed on by President Hoyte following Jimmy carter’s visit to Georgetown. A major row is building between Guyana’s ruling party, the opposition parties and other groups. Sharief Khan reports (12:54-14:50)