Caribbean Report 15-01-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:25)
2. Judge Claudette Singh rules that Guyana's last elections were invalid. Leader of the main opposition party Desmond Hoyte is interviewed. Colin Smith reports from Georgetown (00:26-02:59)
3. Legal wranglings in Trinidad and Tobago took another turn today. The governing United National Congress has delayed its proposed court action against the President Arthur Napoleon Robinson. Mr Robinson refused to swear in seven would be senators in Basdeo Panday's new government as they lost in the general elections. Raymond Edwards reports and Newsday Editor Francis Joseph is interviewed on the issue (03:00-07:42)
4. Australian authorities say they expect the extradition soon of a fugitive milionaire businessman Christopher Skase. Chief Reporter with the Majorca Daily Bulletin Humphrey Carter and Koto Merinda report (07:43-11:47)
5. Jamaica's returning residents are fleeing overseas mainly because of concerns over crime. President of the National Association of Returning Residents John Small is interviewed. Gleaner Reporter Linford Simpson and Karen Wheare report (11:48-15:24)