Caribbean Report 01-11-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Caribbean's Chief Trade Negotiator Sir Shridath Ramphal predicts failure for attemps to start a new round of world trade talks. Sir Shridath Ramphal is interviewed (00:28-03:54)
3. Windward Islands leaders force the region's banana exporting company to rescind the price reduction for farmers. Prime Minister Anthony Kenny is interviewed and Pete Ninvalle reports (03:55-05:40)
4. In Trinidad and Tobago, it was the turn today for Prime Minister and political leader of the governing United National Congress Basdeo Panday to meet with the country's Election's Commission to put the case for his fraction of the party to use its name and symbol in next month's general elections. Prime Minister Basdeo Panday is interviewed (05:41-06:54)
5. Grenada has become the latest Caribbean nation to have an Anthrax scare. Accountant General in the Ministry of Finance Patricia Antoine is interviewed. Lou Smith reports (06:55-08:17)
6. In the Dominican Republic, the government has declared three days of national mourning following the death earlier today of former President Juan Bosch at the age of ninety-two years. Jean-Michel Cairot reports (08:18-11:15)
7. Weather experts are closely monitoring tropical storm Michelle which dumped heavy rainfall over Honduras before going out into the Caribbean Sea. Emma Joseph reports (11:16-13:00)
8. America's Continental Airline flies into Cuba. Thomas Cooper is interviewed and Daniel Schreiber reports (13:01-15:28)