Caribbean Report 08-01-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. A Saudi dissident facing deportation from Britain to Dominica spells out his reasons for not wanting to go there. Mohammed Al-Massari, Saudi dissident is interviewed (00:32-05:46)
3. Mixed results for the Canadian owned Omai Mining Company as a commission of inquiry delivers its report on the cyanide spill in Guyana. Justice Kenneth George is interviewed and Warren Gordon reports from Georgetown (05:47-08:26)
4. Five people have been killed in a plane crash off the coast of Nassau, Bahamas. Martin Aubrey reports (08:27-09:55)
5. Dominica's Opposition Labour Party Leader Rosie Douglas is currently in Britain and is due to meet the Saudi dissident Dr. Al-Massari this evening. Mr Douglas also attended a Geest share holders meeting in a bid to secure some of the company's profits for Dominica. Rosie Douglas is interviewed (09:56-11:51)
6. Condolences were sent to Paris today from leaders in Guadeloupe for the former President of France Francois Mitterand. Geraldine Cockland reports (11:52-13:53)