Caribbean Report 23-01-1992

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Caribbean Report 23-01-1992

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Ransome, Debbie (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Mottley, Wendell (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Alexander, Leslie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Norton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Bird, Tony (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Davis, Carlton (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Jarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Martin, Lionel (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-17T18:17:46Z
dc.date.available 2012-02-17T18:17:46Z
dc.date.issued 1992-01-23
dc.identifier.other CAR0934 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/11675
dc.description.abstract Trinidad's debts and plans for the flow of currency with investments encouraged by the Minister of Finance, is reported on. There are reports on the move towards trade between the Dominican Republic and Haiti and the United States stance on the trade embargo and reactions from Haitian parliamentarians. There is a segment on the decline of the world price of alumina, and the opposing views of a London based commodity analysts and Dr. Carlton Davis of the Jamaica Bauxite Institute, is aired. The British West Indian Airways (B.W.I.A.) plans to accrue profits in the coming year after years of cash flow losses, while there are debates on the writing off of debts owed to Britain by the British Virgin Islands. There are reports on the International criticism towards Cuba on the death penanlty imposed on a Cuban exile and reactions to this criticism in Cuba's official newspapers; while Haitians are picked up from overlaoded boats in Internationsl waters by the United States Coast guards. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:33) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Report on the Trinidad and Tobago overseas debts (00:34-00:53) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Tony Fraser reports from Trinidad on how the Patrick Manning government plans to deal with the large flow of currency and airs views of the Minister of Finance, Wendell Mottley on attracting foreign investments (00:54-02:51) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Report on the move towards trade between the Dominican Republic and Haiti and the extent of United States backing for the trade embargo (02:52-03:29) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Interview with Leslie Alexander, United States embassy's deputy chief of mission in Haiti on the criticisms of the United States for not giving full suport of the embargo (03:30-06:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Michael Norton reports from Port-au-Prince on how the continued embargo appears to be forcing Haitian parliamentarians against International opinion rather than bringing them to the negotiating table (06:12-08:12) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Report on the impact on the Caribean due to the drop in teh world price of alumina and reactions from analysts in London and in the Caribbean region (08:13-08:28) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Report from London based commodity analysts Tony Bird who says that due to the glut in the market the Caribbean en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Report from London based commodity analysts Tony Bird who says that due to the glut in the market the Caribbean may have to reduce their output of alumina (08:29-09:02) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. Report from Dr. Carlton Davis of the Jamaica Bauxite Institute who says there is no need for cutbacks in bauxite production in the Caribbean (09:03-09:49) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 10. Report on the profits which B.W.I.A. hopes to make this year after years of making cash operating loses; and enumerates on the past events which impacted on the profits of the airline (09:50-10:28) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 11. Report on the challenge by the British opposition party to the decision to write off debts owed to Britain by the British Virgin Islands (10:29-10:39) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 12. Mike Jarvis reports on the British Virgin Island debts, the reasons money was borrowed, and the interest accrued (10:40-12:10) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 13. Report on the criticism in Cuba's official newspaper Granmar of the International condemnation of the execution of a Cuban exile (12:11-12:30) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 14. Lionel Martin reports on the groups praised in teh Cuban newspaper, that is those groups which not only called for clemency but also added condemnation of the acts the executed exile was about to committ (12:31-14:12) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 15. Report on the number of Haitian people rescued from overloaded boats in International waters (14:13-14:40) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 14 min. 52 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 Debt -- Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Investments, Foreign -- Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Peoples National Movement. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Commerce -- Dominican Republic. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Legislators -- Haiti. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aluminum oxide -- Commerce -- Prices -- Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh British West Indian Airways. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debts, External -- British Virgin Islands. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Capital punishment -- Cuba. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Exiles -- Cuba. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Refugees -- Haiti. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Coastal surveillance -- United States. en_US
dc.subject.other Foreign debt -- Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.subject.other Haiti -- Trade embargo. en_US
dc.subject.other Bird, Tony. en_US
dc.subject.other Alexander, Leslie. en_US
dc.subject.other Davis, Carlton. en_US
dc.subject.other Profits -- British West Indian Airways. en_US
dc.subject.other Foreign debts -- British Virgin Islands. en_US
dc.subject.other Granmar newspaper -- Cuba. en_US
dc.subject.other Coast guard -- United States. en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 23-01-1992 en_US
dc.type Recording, oral 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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