Caribbean Report 29-01-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:24)
2. Two prisoners die at the hands of cellmates in the St. Vincent jail. Permanent Secretary in St. Vincent's Ministry of Justice Claudia White is interviewed (00:25-02:49)
3. Race is on as voters go to the polls in Tobago. Raymond Edwards report (02:50-04:31)
4. Meanwhile in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago, Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj has said the govenment is considering impeaching President Arthur Robinson for refusing to appoint seven of the ruling party's cabinet nominees. Senator Glenda Morean is interviewed (04:32-07:50)
5. Health experts are warning that their best nurses are being pulled by European hospitals in desperate need of more staff. President of the Nurses Association of Jamaica Iris Wilson is interviewed and Emma Joseph reports (07:51-10:11)
6. Barbuda's Council Chairman welcomes a chance to heal the rift with Antigua. Barbuda's Council Chairman Arthur Nibbs is interviewed (10:12-13:47)
7. Tributes have been pouring in for the family of Jamaican footballer Stephen Malcolm who died yesterday. Megan Jones reports (13:48-15:25)