Caribbean Report 13-08-2001

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)
2. Trinidad and Tobago's Attorney General Ramesh Maharaj sends a verbal warning shot to the Prime Minister. Attorney General Ramesh Maharaj is interviewed and Tony Fraser reports (00:30-03:05)
3. In Haiti, the country remains in the grip of political stalemate inspite of the release of more than half of the forty-one people arrested in connection with the attacks on police facilities last month. Michael Norton reports (03:06-05:25)
4. Experts are warning that nearly one third of the world's population including in the Caribbean could be facing severe water shortages by the year 2025. Director of Tourism Concern Tricia Barnett and Margaret Catley-Carlson of the Global Water Partnership are interviewed. Barry Wilkinson reports (05:26-07:42)
5. Cuban President Fidel Castro spends his 75th birthday in the Venezuelan jungle. Armandao Vargas reports (07:43-11:20)
6. Caribbean athletes bring home nineteen medals from the World Championship in Canada. Alex Capstick reports (11:21-14:00)
7. British prisoner about to complete six years in jail for drug offenses is to tackle one of the world's ultimate endurance challenges (14:01-15:21)