Caribbean Report 21-08-1989



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:39-01:14)
2. The Chairman of the CARICOM delegation to Haiti says the Caribbean should provide practical support for elections. But is the country secure enough to hold them? Jerry Timmins interviews Neville Snagg (01:15-04:22)
3. Suriname's pro-military National Democratic Party (NDP) lobbies in the Netherlands against the new peace accord. Stephen Flay reports (04:23-06:56)
4. Financial news - Two new oil companies express interest in exploring off Guyana's coast. LASMO, the British company which signed an agreement recently with Guyana says it is optimistic about finding oil. Jerry Timmins interviews Brian Lee (06:57-08:26)
5. LASMO says if its analysis of the seismic survey in Guyana is successful, then wells can be sunk in the coming year. Jerry Timmins interviews Brian Lee (08:27-09:47)
6. The Dominican Republic is in line for significant funding over the next few years from the IDB. Jean-Michel Caroit reports (09:48-11:54)
7. Dominican born cricketer, Phillip DeFreitas is drafted into the England side for the sixth and final Test against the Australians. His recall comes less than a fortnight after he decided to pull out of the rebel England tour to South Africa. Jerry Timmins interviews Phillip DeFreitas (11:55-15:31)