Caribbean Report 22-11-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:24)
2. Five parties nominate candidates for St Lucia’s general elections. Political Scientist Denys Springer and Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony share their views on the ongoing developments (00:25-02:30)
3. Edward Seaga, leader of the opposition Jamaican Labour Party refuses to testify in a commission of enquiry into what caused the outbreak of violence in his constituency (02:31-04:14)
4. The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government cooperates with America on money laundering issues, amid Washington’s request to arrest and extradite offshore banker and Vincentian citizen Thierry Nano. Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves speak on the issue (04:15-06:32)
5. The anchor interviews David Marchant Miami based publisher of the magazine Offshore Alert on why the request for the arrest of Thierry Nano has come at this time (06:33-10:09)
6. Eastern Caribbean Environment Ministers and officials begin a meeting in Montserrat amidst concerns that the sub region’s environment agenda will be sidelined by the global economic slowdown. Acting Director General of the OECS Secretariat George Goodwin Jr. speak on the matter (10:10-12:13)
7. The Caribbean is getting low marks for lack of measures against the commercial sexual exploitation of children. This assessment comes from the Bangkok based lobby group, End Child Prostitution and Trafficking or ECPAT. Bertram Niles reports (12:14-13:43)
8. Fish prices may increase in Antigua and Barbuda as the Ministry of Trade is in the process of revising price control laws. Ben Meade reports (13:44-15:30)