Caribbean Report 14-02-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:36)
2. Caricom leaders are at this time beginning their Barbados Summit with global trade and tax matters at the top of the agenda. Bertrand Niles reports on the challenges facing the heads (00:37-02:36)
3. Why Jamaica's Opposition wants to stick with approvability of Britain's Privy Council. Jamaica Labour Party Leader Edward Seaga is interviewed (02:37-06:26)
4. Trinidadian President A.N.R. Robinson relents the delay in appointing seven defeated UNC candidates. And speaking in Barbados, Prime Minister Basdeo Panday says he thought that the matter would have been settled in accordance with the law and the constitution. Tony Fraser reports (06:27-08:30)
5. Opposition Unity Labour Party in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is describing itself as a government in waiting. The Unity Labour Party Leader Ralph Gonsalves is interviewed (08:31-11:36)
6. In the Dominican Republic, doctors call a general strike after police injures four of their colleagues. Jean-Michel Caroit reports (11:37-13:24)
7. Correspondent for the British Newspaper the Financial Times is to leave Havana next month. Pascual Fletcher has been working in Havana for more than ten years. It is believed that he was being too critical of the Cuban leadership and a spy for America. Rosie Hayes reports (13:25-15:58)