Caribbean Report 16-06-1992



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. Correspondent Tony Fraser reports on opposing viewpoints from a number of Caribbean finance and trade ministers concerning the lowering of the Common External Tariff ahead of the CARICOM Heads of Government Summit (00:31-02:35)
3. Jamaica’s Opposition Leader, Edward Seaga recommends the scrapping of the country’s bicameral parliament in favour of a single chamber, during his contribution to the budget debate (02:36-05:54)
4. Correspondent Lionel Martin reports on Cuba’s move to rapidly promote closer ties with the Caribbean and Latin America by putting forward a number of constitutional changes for ratification (05:55-09:02)
5. The Advocates Association of Jamaica and the Jamaican Bar Association call the United States Supreme Court ruling allowing the US the right to kidnap foreign suspects, an infringement on the sovereign rights of a nation (09:03-09:17)
6. West Indies bowler Malcolm Marshall is set to play for the South African team Natal next season. Former West Indies Captain Sir Garfield Sobers expresses the view that South Africa will prove to be the new attraction for West Indian professional cricketers (09:20-11:40)
7. Dr. Naresh Singh of the St. Lucia based Caribbean Environmental Health Institute believes that the Earth Summit was a success as far as the Caribbean’s future environmental agenda is concerned (11:41-14:46)