NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 29, 1981
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(Studio) Jamaica reported breaking diplomatic relations with Cuba today.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Kingston, Jamaica) Jamaica's shift from Third World extremism to more moderate government examined; economic implications of shift noted. Former policies of Michael Manley recalled. [Prime Minister of Education SEAGA - notes public's call for economic gains.] Relevant economy statistics examined. [Kathleen BRANDON - recalls fear.] Brandon's return said illustrating situation. [BRANDON - comments on her change in attitude.] [Ted WARMINGTON - wants nation to be rebuilt peacefully.] Unemployment issue mentioned; marijuana sales to United States noted island's largest industry [SEAGA - comments.]
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee