Caribbean Report 05-12-1990



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. The long awaited Antiguan arms scandal report prepared by Louis Blom-Cooper will become available for public scrutiny tomorrow. Black market copies, circulated since November, outline a high level of corruption in Antigua and implicate Vere Bird Junior. Louis Blom-Cooper speaks to Leslie Goffe about the report (00:27-14:22)
3. Hugh Crosskill reports from the Miami Conference on the concerns over the Caribbean’s economic future in a world of power trading blocs. A decision was taken yesterday at the conference by the Caribbean and Central American Action Group to change its name to the Latin America and Caribbean Action Group, which will now include Venezuela, Mexico and Colombia. Interviews with Frederick Brooks, President of the Latin America and Caribbean Action Group; Antonio Colorado, Secretary of State of Puerto Rico; and George Foulkes, British Labour Party MP (05:25-14:22)