Caribbean Report 29-11-1990



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:39)
2. Leader of Nevis’ Reformation Party, Simeon Daniel, is not in favor of a speedy secession of Nevis from St. Kitts and presents no immediate timeframe for such a move. Mr. Daniel is interviewed by Sandra Baptiste. Deputy Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Michael Powell, states that a referendum will be held to determine the political fate of the island. The report also features the opinions of the man of the street in Nevis on the subject of secession (00:40-05:17)
3. The biggest Europe-Caribbean Conference opens in Jamaica today. David Jessop, Director of the West India Committee, comments on the relevance of the conference and the impact of the new British prime minister on Caribbean interest (05:18-07:33)
4. Seven thousand Haitians march in support of the presidential front-runner, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Michael Norton reports from Port-au-Prince (07:34-10:19)
5. A map of Port Royal, a rare Jamaican manuscript, was auctioned in London today. Catherine Sluder of the Jamaican High Commission confirmed that the map was secured for Jamaica at the price of three thousand pounds (10:20-12:20)
6. Chief Minister of the Turks and Cacios, Oswald Skippings, updates Hugh Crosskill on the progress of the island’s application to Caricom for membership and the readiness of the Turks and Caicos for independence (12:31-14:34)