Caribbean Report 08-07-1991

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:35)
2. At the People’s Progressive Party’s 24th Congress, Guyana’s Opposition Leader, Dr. Cheddi Jagan, criticizes the Soviet Union and wants to build genuine relations with the United States. Sharief Khan reports from Georgetown. Mike Jarvis interviews Dr. Jagan on his policy on the IMF if he wins the upcoming elections (00:36-07:11)
3. The British government will attempt to win the support for a $18 billion debt relief at the Group of Seven Economic Summit next Monday in London. The Trinidad Terms is designed to ease the debt burdens of the world’s poorest countries and some Caribbean nations are set to benefit from the new proposal. Lynda Chalker, Minister for Overseas Development, is interviewed by Pat Whitehorne (07:12-10:09)
4. The Caribbean’s first conference on ecotourism opens in Belize tomorrow with 450 delegates from the Caribbean, the United States and Europe. Howard Benson reports from Belize with comments from Tracy Taegar, conference coordinator, and Clint Godfrey, Minister of Tourism and the Environment in Belize (10:10-12:20)
5. The President of the United Cricket Board of South Africa, Geoff Dakin, states that he will be disappointed if the West Indies Cricket Board of Control vote against his organization’s bid for readmission to the international council. The Chairman of the WICBC, Clyde Walcott, announced that the WICBC intends to vote against the South Africa’s application. Comments from Geoff Dakin (12:21-13:46)
6. An exciting last wicket stand by David Lawrence in the fourth day play of the third test between the West Indies and England. Pat Murphy reports from Trent Bridge (13:47-14:36)