Caribbean Report 27-08-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. Bahamian and American officials investigate Saturday's plane crash which killed Singer Aaliyah and eight others. Jerome Sawyer reports (00:27-04:17)
3. Around four hundred passengers who have been stranded in Suriname for the past few weekes are right back in the Netherlands today. Emma Joseph reports (04:18-05:33)
4. United States Secretary of State Colin Powell will not be attending the upcoming World Conference Against Racism in South Africa due to the anti-Israeli tone in the programme. Geraldine Cockland reports (05:34-07:08)
5. Attorney General of Barbados David Simmons resigns and says that the Caribbean Court can become a reality next year. Attorney General David Simmons is interviewed and Dean St Hill reports (07:09-11:07)
6. They could not stop the Notting Hill Carnival in London. Advisor to the Mayor and Head of a Carnival Review Group Lee Jasper is interviewed and Jill Robbins and Natalie Williams report (11:08-14:23)
7. Jamaica Prime Minister Percival J. Patterson says that the government does not intend to legalise marijuana for people to grow, sell or export (14:24-15:11)