Caribbean Report 02-10-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Another blow for the Panday administration in Port of Spain, one minister resigns with another to follow. Political Analyst Selwyn Ryan and Information Minister Ralph Maraj are interviewed. Tony Fraser reports (00:29-05:48)
3. Aruba asks for stable government after a string of failed coalitions. Aruba Radio Station Top 95 Neil Cruz is interviewed (05:49-07:52)
4. Caribbean and Latin American countries have been singled out for praise by the George W. Bush administration for their co-operation in the United States fight against money laundering. Bertrand Niles reports (07:53-09:16)
5. World Bank projections that a drop in economic growth that would not spare the Caribbean. Head of the World Bank James Wolfensohn, Caroline Anstey of the World Bank and Prime Minister Keith Mitchell are interviewed. Emma Joseph reports (09:17-11:15)
6. Caribbean delegates at the United Nations General Assembly say that they intend using that forum to make clear their anti-terrorism stand following the tragic events of September 11 in the United States . Ambassador June Clarke is interviewed (11:16-14:01)
7. Authorities in Roseau are scrambling to ensure that the country's World Creole Music Festival schedule for later this month goes ahead despite the sudden death of its main organiser Eddie Toulon, Executive Director of the Dominican Festivals Commission. Deputy Director of Tourism Sobers Esprit is interviewed and Matt Peltier reports (14:02-15:27)