Caribbean Report 18-06-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)
2. Eight people are arrested as the United States Navy resumes bombing exercises on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques. Shannon Novak (00:34-03:51)
3. Guyana's Opposition PNC distances itself from allegations of arson at a government building. Opposition Leader Desmond Hoyte is interviewed and Colin Smith reports from Georgetown, Guyana (03:52-05:46)
4. As the OECS celebrates its 20th anniversary today with a series of events are on its way in the region its outgoing Director General defends its role in the region. Director General of the OECS Swinburne Lestrade is interviewed and Pete Ninvalle reports (05:47-10:47)
5. Prime Minister of Dominica Pierre Charles has denied that Caricom has been at the centre of efforts to resolve Haiti's ongoing political crisis. Prime Minister Pierre Charles is interviewed (10:48-13:26)
6. Head of cricket's Anti-corruption Unit Sir Paul Condon today believes that matches are still being fixed. Sir Paul Condon is interviewed and Bertrand Niles reports (13:27-15:31)