Caribbean Report 02-04-2001

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)
2. Election day draws to a close as Montserratians use a new voting system. Keith Stone Greaves reports (00:32-02:56)
3. World leaders call on Guyana's new President to bridge the racial divide following the recent controversial elections. Colin Smith reports from Georgetown (02:57-04:28)
4.150th meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union is opened in Havana. Cuban President Fidel Castro opened the conference with a speech attacking America for not attending. Meanwhile, Cuba could be excluded from a huge free trade zone encompassing Central and South America and the Caribbean which is being promoted by the United States. Ian Jack and Daniel Schreiber report (04:29-09:43)
5. Too much increase competition amongst existing competitors contributed to the demise of the Eastern Caribbean Airline EC Xpress. Former Director Allen Chastanet is interviewed (09:44-12:14)
6. Jamaican's used to extradite a Canadian fugitive Walter Stadnick charged with thirteen counts of murder (12:15-12:58)
7. It may be months away but a United Nations conference on racism is already making waves in some parts of the world. Secretary General of the United Nations Kofi Annan and Gurbux Singh of the Commission for Racial Equality are interviewed. Emma Joseph reports (12:59-15:46)