Caribbean Report 09-04-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Opposition protest in Guyana turn violent as riot police try to control the situation. Managing Editor of the Stabroek News Patrick Denny is interviewed and Colin Smith reports (00:32-05:21)
3. Caribbean and other countries of the Americas agree on a startup date for the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). Jamaica's Ambassador to Washington Richard Bernal is interviewed (05:22-08:37)
4. Netherland Antilles and Aruba have agreed to increase the solidarity funds for the small Dutch Islands of Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius. Geraldine Cockland reports from The Hague (08:38-10:25)
5. Amnesty International Secretary General Pierre Sane is in Jamaica to discuss his organisation's concerns over human rights. Also, Jamaicans in New York are threatening a tourism boycott over police killings. Spokesman Lloyd D'Aguila is interviewed (10:26-13:33)
6. Issue of cheaper drugs is once again in focus at a meeting between the World Health Organisation and the World Trade Organisation in the Norwegian Capital Oslo. Head of the International Drug Manufacturers Harvey Bale and Adrian Otten of the World Trade Organisation are interviewed and Orin Gordon reports (13:34-15:44)