Caribbean Report 18-03-1993

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Jarvis, Mike (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Sandiford, Erskine (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Allen, Gary (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Trotman, Leroy (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Rhymer, Elihu (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Penfold, Peter (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Rowe, Yvette (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Joseph, Edmunds (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gummer, John Selwyn (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Rainford, Roderick (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date March 18, 1993 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-27T14:01:45Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-27T14:01:45Z
dc.date.issued 1993-03-18
dc.identifier.other CAR1234 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13080
dc.description.abstract The new Incomes Policy announced by Barbados Prime Minister Erskine calling for a two year wage freeze for both public and private sector workers. Prime Minister Sandiford has been questioned by Labour Union Leader and Government MP- Leroy Trotman, who expressed reservation son how the government seems to be proceeding with the plan. The matter is up for discussion at a meeting between government and the social partners – correspondent Mike Jarvis reports. A report on complied by an independent commissioner on the Bank of Jamaica Scandal has been released following allegations that the Central Bank of Jamaica was involved in buying foreign exchange at inflated prices. The blame has been squarely out on three senior officials that have been deemed guilty of dereliction of duties and 4 foreign exchange agents as having operated in a way that was not in the best interest of the Central Bank. However, it has absolved the political Directorate and the major leadership i.e. Roderick Rainford - Governor of the Bank and his closest associates of any blame. This may become a political issue and affect the on-going election campaign - correspondent Gary Allen reports to anchor Mike Jarvis from Jamaica. The Caribbean’s banana battle in Europe could be far from over, the British Agriculture Minister - John Selwyn Gummer has indicated at a debate in Parliament to discuss the future of the Caribbean’s banana industry. He noted that there would be some uncertainty over whether the new agreement could stand up to scrutiny in the European Court of Justice – correspondent Mike Jarvis reports. Caribbean ambassadors in Washington are to meet with a group of congressmen to lobby for the retention of the 936 Progamme with Puerto Rico. The ambassadors say that they are also concerned about unclear signals from Puerto Rico, and this has the Caribbean many countries worried because many countries are now benefitting from the 936 Progamme. Correspondent Mike Jarvis reports from an interview with Joseph Edmunds - St. Lucia’s ambassador in Washington. Two British Virgin Islands MPs boycotted a special meeting of the territories at which the Duke of Edingborough was present. However, the protest was not directed at the Duke but actually at the Deputy Chief Minister- Ralph O’Neil who they want out of parliament and the Government. It is alleged that he has breached parliamentary Code of Ethics with Shell Antilles and Guyana’s Limited. Minister O’Neil has denied these allegations. BVI social commentator Elihu Rhymer and British Govenor Peter Penfold give their views to correspondent Yvette Rowe reports.OECS Private Sector Leaders meeting in Dominica hope to have a private sector action plan for the sub region - leading to an OECS private Sector grouping. Sheridan Gregoire – Conference Chairman and OECS representative on the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC) reports from an interview with to correspondent Mike Jarvis. A new report on ethnic minorities in Britain says that a large proportion of black people of Caribbean origin who were born in Britain do not consider themselves as Afro Caribbean. The study was done by Peter Owen of the Ethnic Relations Centre at Warrick University and highlighted that 46 percent of the ethnic minority population was born in Britain and gives other comparative statistics in relation to the white population. The report was based on a detailed study of the 1991 UK census and was the first to include a question on ethnic origins – correspondent Mike Jarvis reports. News relating to the Foreign Exchange Scandal in Jamaica has just been published exonerating Roderick Rainford - Central Bank Governor, Jamaican and the political Directorate of any wrong doing – correspondent Mike Jarvis reports. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents Headlines with anchor Mike Jarvis (00:00-00:27). en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. The new Incomes Policy announced by Barbados Prime Minister Erskine calling for a two year wage freeze for both public and private sector workers (00:28 - 01:54). en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. A report on complied by an independent commissioner on the Bank of Jamaica Scandal has been released following allegations that the Central Bank of Jamaica was involved in buying foreign exchange at inflated prices (01:55-04:08). en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. The Caribbean’s banana battle in Europe could be far from over, the British Agriculture Minister - John Selwyn Gummer has indicated at a debate in Parliament to discuss the future of the Caribbean’s banana industry (04:09-05:24). en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Caribbean ambassadors in Washington are to meet with a group of congressmen to lobby for the retention of the 936 Progamme with Puerto Rico (05:25-07:47). en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Two British Virgin Islands MPs boycotted a special meeting of the territories at which the Duke of Edingborough was present. However, the protest was not directed at the Duke but actually at the Deputy Chief Minister- Ralph O’Neil who they want out of the Government (07:49-11:02). en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. OECS Private Sector Leaders meeting in Dominica hope to have a private sector action plan for the sub region - leading to an OECS private Sector grouping (11:03 -12:32). en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. A new report on ethnic minorities in Britain says that a large proportion of black people of Caribbean origin who were born in Britain do not consider themselves as Afro Caribbean (12:33-14:20). en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. News relating to the Foreign Exchange Scandal in Jamaica has just been published exonerating Roderick Rainford - Central Bank Governor, Jamaican and the political Directorate of any wrong doing (14:21-14:52). en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 14 mins 52 secs. 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 Wages and labor productivity--Barbados. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Politics and government--Barbados. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Labor--Barbados. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Labor movement-Barbados. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banks and banking--Corrupt practices—Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banks and banking--Corrupt practices—Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Foreign exchange--Law and legislation--Jamaica. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Politics and Government—Jamaica. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bananas—Commerce--Europe. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bananas—Commerce--Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Court of Justice of the European Communities--Commerce. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Puerto Rico-- Foreign relations--Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Puerto Rico-government and politics. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh British Virgin Islands--Politics and government. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh British Virgin Islands--Politics and government--Corrupt practices. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh O.E.C.S. (Organization)—Commerce--Dominica. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh O.E.C.S. (Organization)—Commerce--Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Great Britain--Race relations--Statistics. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area--Race relations--Statistics. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banks and banking--Corrupt practices—Jamaica. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Foreign exchange--Law and legislation--Jamaica. en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 18-03-1993 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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