Caribbean Report 11-08-1988

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Caribbean Report 11-08-1988

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Whitehorn, Pat (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Tarr, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Gruber, Jerry (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Crosskill, Hugh (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Weinberg, Rob (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Pascal, Alex (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Seawood, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Edwards, Andy (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Butcher, Pat (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-12T14:50:29Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-12T14:50:29Z
dc.date.issued 1988-08-11
dc.identifier.other CAR0034 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13234
dc.description.abstract This program reports on events taking place in Haiti with respect to an apparent military crackdown on religious expression despite assurances to the contrary given by General Henri Namphy after the recent military coup in Haiti. Also featured is a report on the closure of private foreign exchange banks in the Dominican Republic, and an update on the Carnival Arts Committee’s response to a negative report on Notting Hill Carnival. The segment continues with a report on the crackdown on noise levels at cricket grounds in England, and the perception of this action by West Indies cricket fans as a form of discrimination against them. Finally, the segment concludes with sporting news, featuring highlights of selected events at the world athletic championships in Siestriere, Italy. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines: (Pat Whitehorn) (00:15-00:41) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Report on the storming of a Roman Catholic rectory in Haiti by soldiers, and the subsequent detention of five young persons, following an apparent military crackdown on religious expression. The actions of the military against the Catholic Church in particular are contrary to the assurances given by General Namphy regarding religious freedom for all groups after the military coup. The BBC’s Pat Whitehorn speaks with correspondent Michael Tarr regarding the events. (00:46-03:59) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Report on the closure of private foreign exchange banks by the government of the Dominican Republic. Correspondent Jerry Gruber speaks to the BBC’s Pat Whitehorn on the various measures introduced by the Central Bank in the Dominican Republic. (04:00-05:38) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Financial news: (Hugh Crosskill). This segment includes brief comments by analyst Rob Weinberg. (05:46-07:10) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. The Carnival Arts Committee shelves a negative, critical report on Notting Hill Carnival until after the event. Chairman of the Committee Alex Pascal rebuffs rumours of a no confidence motion. (07:15-09:01) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. This segment features comments and complaints from West Indies supporters regarding what they perceive as discriminatory acts towards them by cricket clubs. David Seawod of the Surrey County Club talks with Hugh Croskill regarding the accusations, and the rationale for some of the measures adopted to curb the level of noise by exuberant West Indies fans at cricket matches. (09:07-12:36) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Sporting news: This segment reports on the world athletic championships that took place in Siestriere in the Italian Alps. The BBC’s Andy Edwards talks with correspondent Pat Butcher on the events. (12:39-14:47) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 08 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 -- Politics and government. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Carnival -- England. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cricket fans -- England. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh World Cup (Track athletes) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Freedom of religion -- Haiti. en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 11-08-1988 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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