Heads to speed up World Cup plans
July 9, 2004
Heads to speed up World Cup plans

ST GEORGE’S – Caribbean leaders have promised to speed up planning for the 2007 Cricket World Cup after eight Caribbean countries were chosen to host matches.
Speaking Monday at an annual CARICOM Summit, Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell said governments must especially focus on improving air travel since several Caribbean leaders had to travel  an entire day to reach the summit in Grenada. {{more}}
There are few direct flights between islands  in the Caribbean.
Caribbean officials are discussing using charter flights, ferries and
cruise ships to transport players, tourists and journalists during the tournament.
Officials are also considering asking United States and British airlines to increase flights in the region  during the tournament.