Caribbean Report 07-08-2001



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1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)
2. Caribbean teachers are told that they should reject job offers in the United States. St. Lucia Minister of Education Mario Michel and Colin Green of the Caribbean Union of Teachers are interviewed. Pete Ninvalle reports (00:27-02:46)
3. West Indian leaders in New York have already met with the Board of Education officials in the city to prepare an orientation programme for the new teaching recruits. New York City Council Member Jamaican born Una Clarke is interviewed (02:47-05:51)
4. Guyana born former Barbados Diplomat Frank DaSilva is warning that employment opportunities for Guyanese in Barbados would decline because of a slowdown in the economy. Diplomat Frank DaSilva is interviewed (05:52-08:57)
5. World Trade Organisation rules mostly in favour of the United States in a dispute with Europe over Cuban rum. Emma Joseph reports (08:58-10:58)
6. Hollywood Actor Bruce Willis has bought a strip of beach front property valued at US$7 million on the Turks and Caicos Islands (10:59-11:25)
7. Drop in Antigua's all in one Carnival. Ken Richards (11:26-15:31)