Caribbean Report 02-02-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:19)
2. Nearly a dozen political parties to contest the upcoming elections in Guyana. Karen Weir reports (00:20-01:28)
3. Leader of the Dutch Labour Party, the main party in the government coalition has said that relations between the Netherlands and Suriname need to change. Geraldine Cockland from The Hague reports (01:29-02:29)
4. Director in the Department of Family and Minors is calling for known paedophiles to be chemically castrated in the Dominican Republic. Debbie Ransome reports (02:30-03:19)
5. World Food Programme issued an urgent appeal on Tuesday for food and aid for hundreds of thousands of survivors from two massive earthquakes that hit El Salvador over the past five weeks. Mike Lanchin reports (03:20-04:53)
6. Imminent Caribbean lawyer is warning against abolishing Britain's Privy Council as the region's final court of appeal. Sir Fenton Ramsahoye is interviewed by Natalie Williams (04:54-08:07)
7. This year the United Nations Aids Commission has designated Trinidadian Calypsonian the Mighty Shadow as an ambassador on HIV. His job is to create an awareness to stop the spread of aids. The Mighty Shadow is interviewed (08:08-09:07)