Caribbean Report 16-01-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)
2. Banana growers in St. Lucia respond to offers to buy their fruit from multinational Chiquita. Prime Minister John Compton, Patrick Joseph, Secretary of the Banana Salvation Committee and Silvana Spontinard, General Secretary of the National Banana Association are interviewed. Pete Ninvalle reports (00:34-04:53)
3. The fate of Saudi dissident Mohammed Al-Massari has been raised again in the British House of Commons and Mr Al-Massari continues to press his case against deportation. Prime Minister John Major, Philip Trott, Immigration Lawyer and Mohammed Al-Massari are interviewed (04:54-07:51)
4. In Dominica a conservationist group calls on the government to vote against commercial whaling. Trade and Tourism Minister Norris Provost is interviewed (07:52-10:47)
5. Delegates at the G77 meeting in Guyana defend the ACP preferential trade arrangements. St. Kitts and Nevis Agriculture Minister Timothy Harris and University of Guyana Economist Deborah Rowana are interviewed (10:48-12:38)
6. Jamaican cricketer Devon Malcolm is denying tht his row with the managment of the England cricket team had anything to do with race. Chris Kennedy is interviewed by Ken Richards (12:39-15:27)