Caribbean Report 24-02-1989

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Caribbean Report 24-02-1989

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Patrick, Soraya (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Powell, Christopher (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Humphrey, Chester (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Ken (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author McCrory, Glen (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Lawless, Terry (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Leonard, Sugar Ray (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Tyson, Mike (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-04T16:14:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-04T16:14:00Z
dc.date.issued 1989-02-24
dc.identifier.other CAR0175 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/11456
dc.description.abstract The United Nations' first ever report on the human rights situation in Cuba listed hundreds of allegations of gross violations which included torturing and subjecting prisoners to cruel and degrading treatment. Almando Valladares, U.S Ambassador to the United Nations and former Cuban political prisoner welcomed the report and felt that more was to be done in Cuba. On the labor front, Chester Humphrey , Secretary of the Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union spoke on the success of his visit by lobbying his British counterparts in London. Ken Gordon, Minister of Tourism in the Trinidad and Tobago's government outlined plans to develop the islands' tourism industry in Europe and in particular, Milan. On the eve of the Tyson/Bruno fight for the World Heavyweight Boxing championship in Las Vegas, interviews are held with Glenn McCrory, Tyson's sparring partner; Terry Lawless, Bruno's Manager; and Boxers, Sugar Ray Leonard and Mike Tyson. In Britain, the press coverage of events for the past week of interest to the Caribbean includes an increase of black MPs for political representation; Ben Johnson's coach, Charlie Francis evidence before a Royal Commission of Enquiry into Drug Abuse in Sports; the Bruno/Tyson fight in Las Vegas; and, where crooks get a ticket to hide. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines: Cuba's claims to a clean human rights record was rejected by the United Nations; a Grenadian trade unionists hits back at government's criticism; and, on the eve of the Tyson/Bruno encounter, the experts shout their odds (00:00-00:48) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The United Nations' first ever report on the human rights situation in Cuba listed hundreds of allegations of gross violations and included torturing and subjecting prisoners to cruel and degrading treatment (00:00:49-02:42) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Interview with Chester Humphrey, Executive Secretary of the Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union on the success of lobbying with his British counterparts in London (02:43-06:36) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Financial News (06:37-07:27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Ken Gordon, Minister of Tourism in the Trinidad and Tobago's governmnet outlined plans to develop the islands' tourism industry in Europe and in particular, Milan (07:28-10:00) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Interviews with Glenn McCrory, Tyson's sparring partner; Terry Lawless, Bruno's Manager; and Boxers, Sugar Ray Leonard and Mike Tyson on the eve of the Tyson/Bruno fight for the world heavyweight title in Las Vegas (10:01-12:08) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. The Britsh Press coverage of events of interest to the Caribbean: increase black MPs for political represenation in Britain; Ben Johnson's coach, Charle Francis was to give evidence before a Royal Commission of Enquiry into Drug Abuse in Sports; the Bruno/Tyson fight in Las Vegas; and, where crooks get a ticket to hide (12:09-15:05) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit
dc.format.extent 15 min. 5 sec. en_US
dc.format.medium Sound ; mp3. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.relation.ispartof The BBC Caribbean Archives Collection 1988 - 2011 en_US
dc.rights Copyright British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights -- Cuba. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights monitoring -- Cuba. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Labor unions -- Grenada. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tourism -- Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Advertising -- Tourism -- Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Boxing matches -- Las Vegas. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Boxing -- United Kingdom. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Boxing -- United States. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sports -- Drug use -- Canada. en_US
dc.subject.other Grenada Technical and Allied Workers Union. en_US
dc.subject.other Valladares, Almando. en_US
dc.subject.other Jones, Ben. en_US
dc.subject.other United States -- Ambassador to the United Nations. en_US
dc.subject.other Trinidad and Tobago -- Minister of Tourism. en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 24-02-1989 en_US
dc.type Sound, mp3 en_US
SpecialCollections.repository All sounds files in this collection are being kept at the Main Library, Mona Campus, Jamaica and The Alma Jordan Library, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.rights.accessRights Access to this collection is available on site at the Main Library, Mona Campus (main.library@uwimona.edu.jm), Jamaica and The Alma Jordan Library (wimail@sta.uwi.edu), St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago. en_US


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