NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 13, 1980
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(Studio) Jamaica's declining economy and political situation said allegedly due to Prime Min. Michael Manley; Fidel Castro mentioned.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Kingston, Jamaica) Jamaica's economy status outlined; current political violence noted. Manley's rule examined. [MANLEY - comments on rel. with Castro.] Large-scale exodus of professor and managerial social classes from Jamaica discussed; opposition leader Edward P. Seaga featured. [SEAGA - comments.] Role of violence in upcoming election considered; alleged arsenals, established by Cuban workers, mentioned. Jamaica's potential with regard to bauxite industry and tourism and reality of current economy situation outlined.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd