Caribbean Report 14-02-1992

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Caribbean Report 14-02-1992

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Garth, Leslie (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Norton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Walker, Herbert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fawcett, Tim (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Joseph, Maynard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Water, Frank (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-08-22T14:08:32Z
dc.date.available 2012-08-22T14:08:32Z
dc.date.issued 1992-02-14
dc.identifier.other CAR0950 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13210
dc.description.abstract Haitian lawmarkers call on the President of the Senate for a date and venue to be announced within the next 72 hours for the next rounds of talks with the OAS. United States express concerns on reports circulating that people trying to leave Haiti are being persecuted. After fears are expressed by the Dominican Republic on the ability to provide adequate security for ousted Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide, he declines to apeak at a scheuled meetngin Haiti, while reports circulate on the real reason for not wanting him to speak. An OAS representative withdraws from attendance to a UN Caribbean and Latin group meeting on the crisis in Haiti. The OECS reviews the tariff ceiling in the Common External Tariff. General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union says hte regions politicians are misjudging the desire for integration and Caribbean Banana Producers are seeking assurances from the European Community that their guaranteed markets under the Lome Convention will not be destroyed by the Introduction of the Single European Market. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:42) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Report on the call by Haitian lawmakers to the President of the Senate to arrange the next rounds of talks with the OAS, and calls for a date and venue within the next 72 hours. Michael Norton reports from Port-au-Prince on whether the law makers were serious and on the violence in Haiti (00:43-03:35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Report on the concerns by the United States about reports that people trying to leave Haiti are being persecuted. U.S. says they would be sending more staff to the embassy in Haiti to monitor the situation, as well as asking the Haitian authorities about the detention of two journalist, one employed by the BBC (03:36-04:06) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Report that ousted Haitian President, Jean Bertrand Aristide would not be attending the scheduled ACP-EC meeting in the Dominican Republic (13:36-14:09) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Report on the meeting of the Caribbean and Latin American group of the United Nations to review the crisis in Haiti and the setbacks due to the withdrawal of attendance to the meeting of an OAS representative; Herbert Walker, Jamaica's UN ambassador who attended the meeting is interviewed (04:07-06:27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Report on the proposal by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States to review the tariff ceiling in the Common External Tariff which has gained the support of the CET's main architect, Earl Bachus, head of the CARICOM export development project, who says that global trends towards trade liberalization could force the larger CARICOM countries to accept the OCES's proposal (09:11-10:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Report on the statement by Leroy Trotman, General Secretary of the Barbados Workers Union who says the regions politicians are misjudging the desire in the Caribbean for integration (09:11-10:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Caribbean Banana Producers are seeking assurances from the European Community that their guaranteed markets under the Lome Convention will not be destroyed by the Introduction of the Single European Market. Tim Forsette reports from Dominica on the importance of Banana production and interviews Maynard Joseph, Dominica's Minister of Agriculture on whether he envisages diversification away from bananas. General Secretary of the Farmers Union Frank Water thinks the situation could be worse (10:12-13:35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Report that ousted Haitian President, Jean Bertrand Aristide would not be attending the scheduled ACP-EC meeting in the Dominican Republic, which he was advised not to attend (13:36-14:09) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. Ending of report (14:10-14:37) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 14 min 38 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 Haiti -- Presidents. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti--Politics and government. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Organisation of American States. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Refugees -- Haiti. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aristide, Jean-Bertrand. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tariff structure. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Taxation -- Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana trade -- Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana trade -- Dominica. en_US
dc.subject.other Haitian refugees -- Violence. en_US
dc.subject.other Repatriation -- Haitian refugees. en_US
dc.subject.other Barbados Workers Union. en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 14-02-1992 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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