Caribbean Report 12-10-2001

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Trinidad and Tobago's President hints at a clear passage for fresh elections. Meanwhile, the dissident element of the ruling United National Congress led by former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj has moved to take control of the party. Chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission Oswald Wilson is interviewed (00:28-03:09)
3. In the Bahamas, Caricom leaders are expected to wrap up three days of talks aimed at arriving at a region wide strategy to deal with the downturn in tourism. Reporter with the Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas Shenique Miller is interviewed (03:10-05:35)
4. Grenada's government takes measures to stop the economic downturn. Prime Minister Keith Mitchell amd Leader of the Opposition Michael Baptiste are interviewed and Lou Smith reports (05:36-07:23)
5. Almost all homes across Bermuda were without power today and flights are yet to resume service after a freak storm hit the island yesterday. Director of Information Services is interviewed (07:24-08:48)
6. European airline KLM pulls out of its partnership with ALM dismissing charges of unfair play. Air KLM Vice President Edward Heerenveen and Senior spokesman for KLM Hugo Baas are interviewed. Neil Nunes reports from St. Maarten (08:49-15:14)