Caribbean Report 14-08-1990

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Caribbean Report 14-08-1990

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Goffe, Leslie (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Binnendijk, Chandra van (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Khan, Sharief (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Voss, Gary (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Patricia (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Norton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-13T13:04:41Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-13T13:04:41Z
dc.date.issued 1990-08-14
dc.identifier.other CAR0557 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/34504
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:41) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. After almost three weeks on strike, the Surinamese police return to work on a part-time basis as negotiations with the government continue. The return to work came in light of the government setting up an independent commission to investigate the murder of the police inspector. Chandra van Binnendijk also reports on a recent speech by Desi Bouterse (00:42-02:34) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In response to a request for support by the Guyana Human Rights Association, the US offers Guyana technical assistance in the run-up to the general election. The Venezuelan President is due to arrive in Guyana this week and can also be drawn into the campaign for free and fair elections. Sharief Khan reports (02:35-06:30) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Financial News. Gary Voss, President of the Manufacturers Association of Trinidad and Tobago comments on the rebuilding of the country’s economy in the aftermath of the attempted coup (06:31-08:09) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Governments and churches in the Caribbean are being urged not to participate in the celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus. A resolution to this effect was passed at the 6th Annual Assembly of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples in Norway yesterday. Patricia Fraser, a descendant of the Carib Indians, attended the Assembly as a representative of the Caribbean and stated that Columbus’ arrival was not a discovery but it was an invasion (08:10-10:21) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Haiti’s Council of State, increasingly frustrated by the slow pace of change under President Ertha Pascal-Trouillot, was at the brink of resigning last week. Michael Norton reports that the grassroots organizations in Haiti convinced the Council not to resign (10:22-14:23) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Five more Cubans seeking political asylum entered the residence of the Belgium ambassador (14:24-14:51) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 14 min. 54 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 Strikes and lockouts -- Police -- Suriname en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Guyana -- Foreign relations -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Guyana -- Foreign relations -- Venezuela en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Trinidad and Tobago -- Economic conditions -- 20th century en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Indigenous peoples -- Caribbean Area -- Anniversaries, etc. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Columbus Quincentenary, 1992-1993 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Conseil d'État en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Politics and government -- 20th century en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Refugees -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.other Haiti -- Council of State en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 14-08-1990 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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