Caribbean Report 14-02-1991

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Caribbean Report 14-02-1991

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Whitehore, Pat (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Robinson, A. N. R. (Arthur Napoleon Raymond), 1926- (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Crosskill, Hugh (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fluellen, Kathy (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Cooper, Mark (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-04-03T19:13:20Z
dc.date.available 2012-04-03T19:13:20Z
dc.date.issued 1991-02-14
dc.identifier.other CAR0689 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/12652
dc.description.abstract Mr. A.N.R. Robinson speaks about the issues surrounding CARICOM’s decision to support the war in the Gulf. African Americans in the United States are opposing the war in the Gulf and are claiming that 30% of the military force in the war are Black Americans despite the fact the United States population only consist of 7% African Americans. Although, Black Americans have filed Conscience Objector claims, they are not being heard and they are forced to participate in the war. In Cuba, there is growing speculation that Roberto Robaina may be the successor to Fidel Castro. Journalist, Mark Cooper, has published an article where he looks at the rise of Roberto Robaina and his relationship with Fidel Castro. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00 - 0:37) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Amidst criticisms about the war in the Gulf and the reported causalities, Trinidad and Tobago is concerned about the truthfulness of the reports. Mr. A.N.R. Robinson , Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago believes that CARICOM’s decision to support the war was under the umbrella of the United Nations and it is a critical time for the feasibility of having a world order. He speaks to Hugh Croskill about the issues surrounding CARICOM’s decision to support the war (00:38 - 06:01) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Black Americans in the United States are protesting as they say that the war in the Gulf is unacceptable and they do not wish to participate in the killings. They claim that persons are being forced to join the military forces and they call on President Bush to end the war. They claim that 30% of the forces in Operation Desert Storm are from the African community although 7% of the United States population are African Americans. They have criticized the Baghdad bombings and believe that there is need to ascertain the civilian loss of life in this war (06:02 - 08:38) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Cuban President, Fidel Castro is said to be grooming Roberto Robaina, the Head of the Communist Youth, as his successor. Mr. Robaina is being viewed as the rising political star in Cuba and and the Number 2 man of the island. Journalist Mark Cooper, has published an article where he looks at the rise of Roberto Robinha and his relationship with Fidel Castro (08:39 - 14:57) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 14 min. 58 sec. en_US
dc.format.medium Sound, mp3 en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher The British Broadcasting Corporation
dc.relation.ispartof The BBC Caribbean Archives Collection 1988 - 2011 en_US
dc.rights Copyright British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Trinidad and Tobago –- military relations –- Persian Gulf Region. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Community –- military relations –- Persian Gulf Region. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh African Americans -- Civil rights. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Persian Gulf War, 1991. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gulf war. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cuba –- Politics and Government. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Robaina González, Roberto. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Castro, Fidel, ǂd 1926- en_US
dc.subject.other Operation Desert Storm. en_US
dc.subject.other CARICOM. en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 14-02-1991 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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