Caribbean Report 30-01-1992

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Caribbean Report 30-01-1992

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Ransome, Debbie (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Brathwaite, Nicholas (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Meade, Reuben (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Norton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Little, Sheryl (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Birns, Larry (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Franco, Leonardo (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-20T18:20:09Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-20T18:20:09Z
dc.date.issued 1992-01-30
dc.identifier.other CAR0939 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/12347
dc.description.abstract The Trinidad and Tobago government will announce their decision on the hosting of Carifesta. The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States chairman, Nicholas Brathwaite urges members to have a unified posiion on the Common External Tariff to take to the next Caricom Heads of Government meeting scheduled to take place in a month's time. Speeches are aired by Grenada's Prime Minister Nicholas Brathwaite and Chief Minister of Monsterrat, Reuben Meade in St. Lucia. There are reports that officials in Haiti are making profits from assisting the flood of refugees seeking to leave Haiti and the United Sates accuses Haitian officials of trying to embarass their administration by helping the refugees. There are also reports on the possible freezing the U.S. assets of wealthy Haitians to force them back to negotiations. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva is trying to relocate some Haitian refugees in other parts of the region and UN HCR Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Leonardo Franco says his organisation is facing problems in getting Haitians to settle when they still have family connections in the U.S. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:32) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Report on the pending anouncement by the Trinidad and Tobago government on the decision on the immediate future of Carifesta (00:33-01:52) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Report on the urging by current OECS chairman Grenada's Prime Minister Nicholas Brathwaite for member countries of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States to have a unified position on the Common External Tariff to take to the next Caricom heads of government meeting scheduled to take place in one month (01:53-12:35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Airing of speech by Prime Minister Nicholas Brathwaite at the opening of an OECS heads of gvernment meeting in St. Lucia (02:36-03:46) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Airing of views at the meeting by Monsterrat Chief Minister Reuben Meade (03:47-04:29) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Report on the profits officials in Haiti are making from the flood of refugees seeking to leave the country and the accusation of the United States that Haiti was attempting to embarras the U.S. administration by helping the refugees to leave (04:30-04:54) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Michael Norton reports from Port-au-Prince that while it is not politically feasible to force the refugees to leave at this time, Haitian officials are finding it profitable to turn a blind eye to the exodus. He says it was true that the army was helping these 'boat people' to leave and was levying some sort of departure tax on them (04:55-06:36) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Miami attorney for the Haitian refugees, Sheryl Little voices her opinion that the idea of screening in Haiti will not work (06:37-08:14) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. Report on the most favoured plan in the U.S. of freezing the U.S. assets of wealthy Haitians to force Haiti back to the negotiating table and of the criticism faced by the U.S. administration and the OAS on the handling of the Haitian crisis (08:15-08:39) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 10. Interview with Larry Birns, Director of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs in Washington who favours freezing U.S. assets of wealthy Haitians, as well as the cancellation of the passports of some officials (08:40-12:08) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 11. Report on the attempt by United Nations High Commission for Refugees in Geneva of trying to have some Haitian refugees in other parts of the region (12:09-12:33) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 12. UN HCR Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Leonardo Franco says his organisation is facing problems in getting Haitians to settle when they still have one eye on their families in the U.S. (12:34-14:20) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 13. Debbie Ransome concludes report (14:21-14:44) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 14 min. 49 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 Carifesta. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh O.E.C.S. (Organisation) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Refugees. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Foreign relations -- United States. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Corrupt practices. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Boat people. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Refugees -- Relocation. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Birns, Larry. en_US
dc.subject.other Carifesta -- Hosting -- Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.subject.other Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. en_US
dc.subject.other Common External Tariffs. en_US
dc.subject.other Brathwaite, Nicholas. en_US
dc.subject.other Meade, Rueben. en_US
dc.subject.other Haiti -- Officials -- Profits. en_US
dc.subject.other Wealthy Haitians -- Freezing of asetts. en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 30-01-1992 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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