Caribbean Report 09-08-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Jamaica Opposition raises new questions about the West Kingston Commission of Inquiry (00:28-03:59)
3. An estimated five hundred people representing a variety of organisations staged an anti-corruption march through the streets of the Trinidad and Tobago's capital, Port of Spain earlier today. Representative of the Nation of Islam David Mohammed and Professor Selwyn Cudjoe are interviewed. Raymond Edwards reports (04:00-05:40)
4. American Secretary of State Colin Powell cancels a visit to the Bahamas (05:41-06:21)
5. Barbadian Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Owen Arthur has presented his country's budget to Parliament with new measures to stave off a recession. Dean St Hill reports (06:22-08:09)
6. Taiwan is making yet another attempt to defy Beijing's one China policy. Ken Richards reports (08:10-10:39)
7. United Nations Human Rights Chief Mary Robinson wants more time for negotiations to salvage the World's Conference on Racism which starts later this month (10:40-11:16)
8. Cubans worry about Fidel Castro's health as he prepares to leave on a trip to Venezuela. Joe Garcia of the Cuban National Foundation is interviewed and Daniel Schweimler reports (11:17-15:24)