Caribbean Report 16-04-2001

Table of Contents
1. Headlines (00:00-00:39)
2. Guyana's Opposition makes its position clear in upcoming talks with the government. People's National Congress General Secretary Oscar Clarke is interviewed and Colin Smith reports (00:40-06:17)
3. Major banana company Dole comes out against the United States and the British banana deal. Emma Joseph reports (06:18-08:51)
4. Dutch Parliament is continuing to debate the future of young Dutch Antilleans wanting to enter the Netherlands permanently. Paul Rosenmoller of the Opposition GreenLeft Party in the Netherlands is interviewed (08:52-11:56)
5. British Airways have announced that it will end its direct link service from London to Montego Bay in Jamaica from next year because the Montego route is no longer viable (11:57-12:29)
6. West Indies Cricket Board appoints a leading lawyer to investigate match fixing claims against Brian Lara. Bertrand Niles reports (12:30-14:43)
7. President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez says his country will oppose any censor of China or Cuba at the United Nations for their human rights records (14:44-15:43)