Caribbean Report 27-06-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
2. Kittesian Prime Minister Denzil Douglas fights to ensure that the Caribbean gets its fair share of United Nations funds for HIV/AIDS treatments. Prime Minister Denzil Douglas and General Secretary of the United Nations Kofi Annan are interviewed (00:31-02:16)
3. Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Basdeo Panday defends his claims of a plot to destabilise his country. Prime Minister Basdeo Panday is interviewed (02:17-05:02)
4. St. Lucia's Prime Minister Kenny Anthony is casting doubts over a meeting between the Leader of the Opposition National Alliance George Odlum and two Libyan officials. George Odlum of Opposition National Alliance and Prime Minister Kenny Anthony are interviewed (05:03-08:06)
5. Caribbean historian Hilary Beckles is opposed to the United States plans to keep the issue of reparation for slavery off the agenda of the United National conference on racism in Durban, South Africa. Professor Hilary Beckles, UWI, Mona is interviewed and Bertrand Niles reports (08:07-10:37)
6. West Indies cricket legend Wes Hall is being tipped to become the next president of the West Indies Cricket Board. Julius Gittens reports from Barbados (10:38-12:25)
7. Tourism Chiefs in Martinique have drawn up an emergency rescue plan for the island's holiday industry after all cruise operators but one agreed to boycott the island. John Sopel reports from Fort-de-France (12:26-15:39)