Caribbean Report 05-09-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Hundreds of Bahamians lose their livelihood as a fire ravages a street in Central Nassau. Jerome Sawyer reports (00:29-02:47)
3. Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Basdeo Panday threatens to deal with non-performing ministers. Prime Minister Basdeo Panday and Attorney General Ramesh Maharaj are interviewed. Tony Fraser reports (02:48-06:17)
4. Civic group is calling on both the Montserratian and British governments to re-examine the list of options for an airport in Northern Montserrat. Chairman of the Citizens for the Redevelopment of Montserrat Jim Bart is interviewed. Keith Stone Greaves reports (06:18-08:49)
5. Caribbean dependent territories forge a united front ahead of a crucial meeting with Britain. Chief Minister Ralph O'Neal is interviewed (08:50-11:39)
6. Delegates attending the World Conference Against Racism in the South African City of Durban will have the opportunity to attend a round table discussion on the links between racial discrimination and the AIDS epidemic. Head of the UN/AIDS Programme Dr Peter Piot is interviewed and Emma Joseph reports (11:40-14:26)
7. Meanwhile differences at the United Nations conference over the issue of slavery has deepened (14:27-15:07)