Caribbean Report 11-02-1992

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Caribbean Report 11-02-1992

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Jarvis, Mike (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Crosskill, Hugh (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Hoyte, Desmond (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Ellis, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Ransome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Bird, Lester (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Spencer, Baldwin (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-15T14:07:12Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-15T14:07:12Z
dc.date.issued 1992-02-11
dc.identifier.other CAR0947 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13190
dc.description.abstract Ousted Haitian President, Jean Bertrand Aristide is advised by the Dominican Republic to refrain from speaking at an EC-ACP General Assembly meeting scheduled to take place in that country, due to claims that there might be security issues, while there are reports that there are concerns about what Aristide might say at the meeeting. Powdered milk sent by the European comunity as humanitarian aid to Haiti is on sale in the Dominican Republic. The United States Supreme Court gives the Bush administration 3 days to respond to claims that evidence was covered up of repatriated Haitians being persecuted upon return to their homeland. Report on the affidavits filed in preparation for the hearing in which members of the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen are claiming amnesty from accusations of treason and murder charges linked to the failed coup attempt in Trinidad in 1990. Eight countries around the border of the amazon rain forest sign a declaration and call on industrialized nations to play their part in conserving the environment. The chairman of an Irish banana company express concern for Caribbean farmers with the restrictive regulations of the European community, and there is resistance from Antigua and Barbuda as the United States attempt to remove its visa section from the Antiguan embassy. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:47) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Report on the advise given to ousted Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide that he should not speak at an EC-ACP General Assembly meeting scheduled to take place in the Dominican Republic due to claims by that government of security issues, while Hugh Crosskill reports on the possible concerns about what Aristide might say due to the historical relations between the 2 countries (00:48-02:20) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Hugh Crosskill reports on the sale in the Dominican Republic of powdered milk sent by the European community to Haiti as Humanitarian aid for free distribution (02:21-03:04) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. While the United States Supreme Court refuses to go as far as blocking the Haitian repatriation process, it gives the Bush administration three days to respond to charges that it covered up evidence of repatriated Haitians being persecuted upon return to their homeland (03:05-04:18) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Report on the alleged amnesty signed by the then President Emmanuel Carter for acts linked to the 1990 attempted coup in Trinidad, who says he was a reluctant signatory (04:19-04:52) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Tony Fraser reports on the affidavits being filed in the Port of Spain courts in preparation for the March hearing in which 119 members of the Jamaat - al - Muslimeen are claming amnesty from accusations of treason and murder charges linked to the failed coup (04:53-06:13) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Eight countries sharing the border of the Amazon rain forest sign a declaration and call on the world's industrialized nations to play their part in conserving the world's environment. An interview is aired with President Desmond Hoyte who says he plans to bring the treaty declaration before other Caribbean community heads at a meeting scheduled to take place in Jamaica (06:14-07:27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Report on the latest development of an Irish Banana exporting Company, whose chairman John Ellis says more bananas would be welcome from the Caribbean, while he is interviewed by Debbie Ransome on the lack of guarantees for expansion by Caribbean farmers with regulations in the European market (07:28-10:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. Antigua and Barbuda is at the forefront of a lobby seeking to convince the United States to retain the visa section of its Antigua embassy. Antigua's Minister of External Affairs Lester Bird says the decision would create hardships for residents of the Leeward Islands, while the leader of the United Democratic Party, Baldwin Spencer believes that U.S. displeasure with the Bird administration could have been a factor (10:12-14:15) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 10. As Mike Jarvis ends the report he refers again to reports of the sale of powdered milk destined for Haiti in the Dominican Republic, a story he says the BBC will be following (14:16-14:59) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 14 min. 59 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 Aristide, Jean-Bertrand. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Foreign relations -- Dominican Republic. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Humanitarian assistance. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Humanitarianism. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Refugees -- Haiti. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Muslims, black -- Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana trade -- Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Nature conservation -- Amazon River Region. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Antigua and Barbuda -- Foreign relations -- United States. en_US
dc.subject.other Haitian Refugees -- United States. en_US
dc.subject.other Coup d'etat -- Trinidad and Tobago. en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 11-02-1992 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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