Caribbean Report 23-01-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago says he has uncovered a plot to destabilise the government. Prime Minister Basdeo Panday and Opposition Leader Patrick Manning are interviewed. Raymond Edwards reports (00:28-02:18)
3. Judge Claudette Singh in Guyana calls on government and opposition to work out who rules the country. Colin Smith reports (02:19-04:07)
4. Religious leaders in Guyana are hoping that three days of fasting will influence the country's President away from amending gay right laws. Chairman of the Guyana Council of Churches Reverend Juan Edghill is interviewed (04:08-07:24)
5. Two Czech citizens, former Czech Finance Minister Ivan Pilip and student leader Jan Bubenik are charged with rebellion in Cuba. Ken Richards reports (07:25-09:10)
6. Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos, the United States and even Botswana, those are just the few of the countries that some of the Caribbean's best teachers are heading to. Head of the Education Reform Unit for the Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States Lorna Callender is interviewed (09:11-12:12)
7. New United States President George Bush has wasted little time making his mark. Latinos, Caribbean Americans, African Americans have reasons to be concerned for under Bill Clinton they have enjoyed eight years of unparallelled prosperity. Presiddent Bill Clinton is interviewed (12:13-15:24)