Caribbean Report 22-05-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Saba is considering membership of the OECS in a furher attempt to breakaway from Dutch rule. OECS Director General Swinburne Lestrade is interviewed (00:28-04:00)
3. Interpol calls for regional co-operation to fight drug traffickers. Interpol Secretary General Ronald Noble is interviewed and Pete Ninvalle reports (04:01-06:15)
4. Barbados' United Nations representative in New York has come out supporting United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan's criticism of the Bush administration's energy policy. Barbadian Ambassador June Clarke is interviewed (06:16-09:18)
5. Why St. Vincent and the Grenadines would not support a whaling sanctuary. Journalist Colin Williams is interviewed (09:19-12:20)
6. In Britain, the pressure group Operation Black Vote is engaging in activity aimed at boosting the low level of voting by Britain's ethnic minorities. Prime Minister Tony Blair, Finance spokesman for the Tory Party Michael Portillo, Liberal Democrat Leader Charles Kennedy and Operation's Black Vote Deputy Co-ordinator Ashok Viswanathan are interviewed. Ken Richards report (12:21-15:42)