Caribbean Report 14-05-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:25)
2. Another legal challenge to the Bharrat Jagdeo government in Guyana. Colin Smith reports (00:26-02:27)
3. Observers in Jamaica say there is not likely to be a snap elections - even the growing popularity of the Opposition Jamaica Labour Party at the expense of the governing People's National Party. Hugh Crosskill reports (02:28-04:49)
4. United States pulls out of the OECD tax haven initiative. Foundations spokesman Dan Mitchell is interviewed (04:50-07:15)
5. European Union has pledged to forgive all outstanding debts incurred by the world's least developed countries. The Europeans are quiet about the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas. Washington-based Jamaican Ambassador Richard Bernal is interviewed. (07:16-10:58)
6. Telling blow to the lobby to use marijuana for medical purposes. Johnny Diamond reports (10:59-12:22)
7. Belize registered ship has been involved in what American's Law Enforcement officials are referring to as the large seizure of cocaine in maritime history. Karen Weir reports (12:23-14:01)
8. West Indies Cricket Team suffers another defeat by South Africa (14:02-15:40)