Caribbean Report 17-03-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:32)
2. The North Western section of Haiti is declared a famine disaster area, aggravated by the Organization of American States (OAS) embargo imposed after the military coup (00:33-01:06)
3. Deposed President Jean-Bertrand Aristide addresses the Permanent Council of the OAS in Washington today. Correspondent Chris Nuttall reports (01:07-02:26)
4. In Jamaica, both the People’s National Party Chairman, P. J. Patterson and Labour Minister Portia Simpson have announced their intention to run for the leadership post in the People’s National Party (02:27-03:22)
5. Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Patrick Manning gives assurance that enthusiasm for the Caribbean integration movement will be maintained after Jamaica's Prime Minister Michael Manley’s retirement (03:23-04:34)
6. West Indies Cricket Board Chairman, Clyde Walcott in an interview with correspondent Reds Pereira says he does not think the return of a ‘no’ vote in the White’s only referendum in South Africa will affect the semi-final match between West Indies and South Africa (04:35-06:35)
7. Three teams vie for the fourth and final place in the semi-finals in the World Cup Cricket tournament. Peter Baxter reports, with comments from New Zealand cricketer Martin Crowe and West Indies captain Richie Richardson (06:36-09:16)
8. England’s fast bowler David Lawrence comments on the defeat of the West Indies Cricket team by South Africa (9:17-10:16)
9. Bill Stewart of the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association expresses his dissatisfaction with the impact of inadequate airline services on business (10:17-11:35)
10. In Trinidad and Tobago, Finance Minister Wendell Mottley seeks to allay fear arising from speculation over the devaluing of the Trinidad and Tobago currency. Tony Fraser reports from Port of Spain (11:36-14:55)