Caribbean Report 24-07-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. International Whaling Commision rejects a Whale Sanctuary for the South Pacific. New Zealand's Conservation Minister Sandra Lee was disappointed with the outcome of the vote. In the Caribbean, there was further evidence of the stormy relationship between anti-whaling environmental groups and governments. A ship belonging to an environmental group was escorted out St. Lucian waters last night. St. Kitts and Nevis Whaling Commissioner Cedric Libert, New Zealand's Conservation Minister Sandra Lee, Robert Winter, the man who helped fund the Ocean Warrior Expedition to the Eastern Caribbean and Press Secretary to the Prime Minister Raul Busque are interviewed. Pete Ninvalle reports (00:28-06:28)
3. Opposition in Haiti says it is ready to negotiate a solution to the country's political crisis. Michael Norton reports (06:29-09:55)
4. Finance Ministers from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States have been holding talks ahead of tomorrow's Summit of Leaders in Dominica. They have been discussing issues that affect the economic outlook of the sub-region. Dominica's Attorney General and Minister of Legal affairs David Bruney is interviewed (09:56-11:33)
5. No pain, no gain the buzz words of the fitness generation. Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica Dr. Wesley Hughes is interviewed (11:35-15:24)