Caribbean Report 23-07-1990



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:46)
2. Jamaica's Foreign Trade Minister states that the trade imbalance of over one million TT dollars with Port-of-Spain could upset growing trends towards regional integration. Gary Voss, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association responds by saying that Jamaica must stop crying over spilled milk and invest its way back into contention (00:43-03:23)
3. Opposition in Haiti to the visit by former US President Jimmy Carter to monitor Haiti's preparedness for the forthcoming elections. Michelle Montague reports (03:24-06:13)
4. Financial News. Christopher Powell in Geneva reports that a dispute between the US and the EEC over agricultural reforms could jeopardize the Uruguay Round negotiations (06:14-08:03)
5. Former Commonwealth Secretary General, Sir Shridath Ramphal, gets an unfriendly reception on his return to Guyana due to his lack of action to pressure the Guyanese government to ensure free and fair elections. Sharief Khan reports (08:04-11:11)
6. The final episodes of a BBC's soap opera, Howard's Way, will be filmed on the island of Bermuda and not in Jamaica due to technical problems. Tony Rowe, producer of Howard's Way is interviewed (11:12-15:00)