Caribbean Report 22-10-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. There has been further anthrax scares in the Caribbean. Karen Weir reports (00:28-02:30)
3. Bill Clinton says that the region will ride out the economic storm caused by the September 11th 2001 attacks. Prime Minister Basdeo Panday and President Bill Clinton are interviewed. Raymond Edwards reports (02:31-04:36)
4. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister revelled in the role of statesman while playing host to Mr Clinton. Just the day before he had been part of political mud slinging in the latest chapter of that country power struggle. The Editor of the Country's Newsday newspaper Therese Mills is interviewed (04:37-07:27)
5. Justice Ministers from the European Union are expected to approve tough new provisions against country's accused of harbouring dirty money when the Ministers meet in Luxemborough. The FATF has been pressuring Caribbean offshore centres to tighten up their laws against money laundering. Bertrand Niles reports (07:28-09:07)
6. Turks and Caicos moves to stem the tide of illegal Haitian migrants. Turks and Caicos Governor Mervyn Jones is interviewed (09:08-13:07)
7. Jamaica's Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has intervened to try to stop a shut down of businesses in the Capital Kingston tomorrow. Conrad Hamilton reports (13:08-15:21)