Caribbean Report 29-05-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. How the Caribbean joins the rest of the world in a global effort to stop world corruption. Justice Minister Pedro Cruz is interviewed (00:30-04:04)
3. Puerto Rico's Governor Sila Calderon condemns Fidel Castro's march to get the United States Navy out of Vieques. Shannon Novak reports (04:05-06:02)
4. New York-based Black Reverend Al Sharpton has reportedly gone on a hunger strike in protest to the United States Navy's continued use of the Island of Vieques as a bombing range (06:08-06:26)
5. Opposition New Democratic Party filed a motion in Parliament today calling for an end to what it calls victimization by the government. Chairman of the Organisation in Defense of Democracy in St. Vincent Fitz Jones is interviewed (06:27-09:36)
6. Head of the United Nations Human Rights Commission calls on the West to apologise for slavery. United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson is interviewed and Claire Adoo reports (09:37-11:22)
7. President of the West Indies Cricket Board Pat Rousseau has said that more changes are afoot at the management of the team. Cricket Commentator Joseph 'Reds' Perreira and Chief Executive Officer Alloy Lequay are interviewed. Basil Chambers reports (11:23-15:29)