Caribbean Report 11-06-2001



Table of Contents

1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)
2. Guadeloupe at a standstill as a fuel crisis due to strike action deepens. Steve Preud'homme reports (00:29-03:45)
3. Coalition non-governmental organisations will successfully press for a commission of inquiry into Antigua's medical benefit schemes is hoping that the official probe will get underway within a matter of days. Coalition Spokesman Bruce Goodwin is interviewed and Ken Richards reports (03:46-05:57)
4. Critics of Dominica's Cabinet reshuffle have said that Prime Minister Pierre Charles did not go far enough in his downsizing initiative. The Cabinet has been reduced from fourteen to twelve. Government Press Secretary designate Sean Douglas is interviewed (05:58-08:47)
5. One regional leader is urging Caricom Heads to make tackling crime a priority at their up and coming Summit. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony is interviewed and Pete Ninvalle reports (08:48-10:21)
6. Location of regional institutions has emerged as a contentious matter between Barbadian Prime Minister Owen Arthur and leading regional journalist Rickey Singh. Journalist Rickey Singh is interviewed (10:22-12:53)
7. Caricom envoy Dame Eugenia Charles backs Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Dame Eugenia Charles is interviewed (12:54-15:32)