Caribbean Report 26-06-1996



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Antigua and Barbuda's Prime Minister expresses alarm at the Nevisian plans to secede. Moya Thomas reports (00:28-01:39)
3. The 16th Special Trade Meeting of the Common Market Council opened today at the Guyana-based Caricom Secretariat. Council Chairman, St. Kitts and Nevis' Deputy Prime Minister Sam Condor is interviewed (01:40-03:07)
4. Air traffic concerns in the region continue to occupy the attention of Grenadian Prime Minister Keith Mitchell. Also, while in United Kingdom technical and economic aid for Grenada as well as debt reduction have dominated the Prime Minister's talks with officials of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Overseas Development Agency. Prime Minister Keith Mitchell is interviewed (03:08-05:18)
5. Haitian President Rene Preval has criticised last week's decison taken by the US government to release Emmanuel Constant from prison. Michael Norton reports (07:01-10:08)
6. Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group meeting in Western Samoa have appealed for debt relief for the world's poorest countries (10:09-10:27)
7. Ministers from the Commonwealth Action Group have agreed to withdraw the threat of new sanctions against Nigeria for the time being (10:29-12:17)
8. An expedition led by a British Archaeologist has found the remains of a bejeweled Maya King in Belize. Carol Orr reports (12:18-15:19)