Caribbean Report 26-09-2001



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1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Cruise Line Industry tells the Caribbean do not despair. Jamaica has announced more money for tourism promotion and an additional insurance cover for the national airline as the country attempts to offset the effects of September 11th 2001. Britain's Caribbean Territories make a case for aid to cope with the fall out from the terror attacks on the United States. President of the International Council of Cruise Lines Michael Crye and Anguilla's Chief Minister Osborne Flemming are interviewed. Rosie Hayes reports (00:29-07:47)
3. Military training exercises in the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques are progressing this week without the kinds of noisy protest that have accompanied recent exercises. Ken Richards reports (07:48-09:39)
4. Governments will have to provide protection for banks to collaborate in the freezing of accounts of suspected terrorists. Executive Director of Transparency International Jermyn Brooks is interviewed (09:40-11:46)
5. Caribbean Americans emerge as power brokers in Democratic City Council Primaries in New York. Editor of the Carib News newspaper Michael Roberts is interviewed and Leslie Goffe reports (11:47-13:34
6. News of a contraceptive diaphram maybe an effective method of preventing HIV infection according to researchers in the United States. Emma Joseph reports (13:35-15:22)