Caribbean Report 10-07-2001

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)
2. Jamaica's Opposition leader sets his terms for working with the gun to stem the violence in the island's capital. The violence in Jamaica has not affected the popular resorts of Montego Bay, Ocho Rios and Negril so British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife will go ahead with their trip to Jamaica despite the ongoing unrest. Prime Minister P.J. Patterson, Opposition Leader Edward Seaga are interviewed and Emma Joseph reports (00:28-07:36)
3. Foreign Policy Chief of the Caribbean Community's Secretariat Albert Ramdeen has resigned to take up a post with the Organisation of American States (07:37-08:04)
4. Two hotels, Hotel Papaya and Royal St. Lucia Resort have closed as tourist numbers drop in St. Lucia. Tourism Minister Menissa Rambally and President of the St. Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association Berthia Parle are interviewed and Pete Ninvalle reports (08:05-10:35)
5. Barbados again leads the way among the world's developing countries. Julius Gittens reports (10:36-12:33)
6. Countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States were not among the one hundred and sixty-two nations listed in the Human Development Index. Development Agency Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Ann Forrester is interviewed (12:34-14:07)
7. American Death Penalty Watch Dog Group says that thirteen citizens of Caribbean countries are in death row in the United States (14:08-15:26)