Caribbean Report 28-01-2002



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1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. CARICOM offers to pump one and a half million US dollars into the collapsed Caribbean Media Corporation. However, St. Lucian Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony says that he would not support this proposal as the political involvement in any future media house should be avoided at all cost (00:30-05:45)
3. In the latest attempt to resolve the parliamentary deadlock in Trinidad and Tobago a CARICOM mission led by the Prime Minister of the Bahamas, Hubert Ingraham, begins talks with the two main political leaders (05:46-07:42)
4. Delegates from CARICOM, the OECS, the World Bank, the OAS and other agencies are meeting in St. Lucia to discuss a coordinated approach in the management of the Caribbean’s water sector (07:43-10:16)
5. Figures published by the Washington based Cuba Policy Foundation indicate that America is missing out on up to $3.6 billion dollars because of the forty year old embargo against Cuba (10:17-13:36)
6. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO says that cost saving is not the main reason for shutting down two of its offices in the Caribbean (13:37-15:27)