Caribbean Report 08-05-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Two people are killed and hundreds of homes are devastated in mud slides in Puerto Rico. Shannon Novak reports (00:29-02:02)
3. Guyana security forces are on alert after renewed violence. President Bharrat Jagdeo and an Elder from the Buxton Village are interviewed. Colin Smith reports (02:03-04:23)
4. Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines says it is concerned about the negative effect of the country's economic citizenship programme. National Security Minister Vincent Beach and Leader of the Opposition Arnhim Eustace are interviewed (04:24-07:57)
5. In Antigua and Barbuda, the Leader of the Opposition Baldwin Spencer has accused the government of mismanaging the country's economy. Opposition Leader Baldwin Spencer is interviewed (07:58-11:23)
6. United States is maintaining a low profile after losing its seat on an international drugs monitoring body with the United Nations. Rosie Hayes reports (11:24-13:03)
7. Amnesty International say they will offer aid to those who suffered at the hands of Jamaican police. Minister in the Ministry of National Secuirty and Justice Benjamin Clair and Richard Boucher of the United States States Department are interviewed and Patrick Skudder reports (13:04-15:41)