Caribbean Report 30-01-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. Tobago votes for change after decades of domination by one party. Tobago Businessman Emile Louis is interviewed. Tony Fraser reports (00:27-05:26)
3. President of the Czech Senate Mr Petr Pithart has met with Cuban officials to help secure the release of two Czech citizens Ivan Pilip and Jan Bubenik. President of the Senate Petr Pithart is interviewed. Ken Richards reports (05:27-07:43
4. America's aid cut to family planning groups abroad could hurt the Caribbean. Emma Joseph also reports that alarm bells are ringing in the Caribbean where pregnancies are said to rise. Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Family Planning Affiliation (CFPA) Tirbani Jagdeo and Karen Johnson of the National Organisation for Women are interviewed. Emma Joseph reports (07:44-10:09)
5. All inclusive hotels are being called up to adopt ethical tourism measures. Graham Gordon of Tearfund is interviewed and Natalie Williams reports (10:10-13:22)
6. Oil Company Shell is returning as a major sponsor of West Indies Cricket. Shell is going to give its backing to the Cricket Academy located at St. George's, Grenada. Brian Lara is playing for the equivalent of a rum shop side. Lou Smith reports (13:23-15:23