Caribbean and Latin American Report for December 17, 1982. Hosted by Annette Walker. First is a report from the Women's Congress of the National Women's Organization of Grenada, held December 5-7, 1982. Walker gives a brief history of Grenada as an English colony, Eric Gary as leader, UN appearance asking for commission on UFO's repressive gang, and the opposition to the government, including The New Jewel Movemetn. Walker talks about accomplishments of the New Jewel Movement, the National Women's Organization, what women have accomplished, and the need for continuing work on child health and nutrition, agriculture, social systems, etc. in Grenada. Last is a recording of Phyllis Coard, president of National Women's Organization and Vice Minister of Women's Affairs giving her opening address to the First Congress, December 6, 1982. Ends abruptly.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.