Caribbean Report 29-05-1998

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Caribbean Report 29-05-1998

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Naysmith, Electra (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Maharaj, Ramesh Lawrence (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Sawyer, Jerome (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Fred (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author John, Cindi (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Hayes, Rosie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Gibb, Tom (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Finley, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Orr, Carol (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Patterson, P. J. (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Wilhelm, Charles (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Wall, Tim (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Goffe, Leslie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Maxwell, Jody Anne (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-07-21T13:28:59Z
dc.date.available 2014-07-21T13:28:59Z
dc.date.issued 1998-05-29
dc.identifier.other CAR2590 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/38763
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with Electra Naysmith (00:00-00:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Trinidad and Tobago's Attorney General Ramesh Maharaj announces that the government is to withdraw from the UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights as convicted murderers were using these human rights bodies to frustrate the implementation of the death penalty (00:25-02:22) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In the Bahamas, opposition politicians are calling on the government to clarify its position on Cuban asylum seekers. Jerome Sawyer reports that Cuban exiles in Florida are calling for a tourist boycott of the island (02:23-04:05) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Havana confirmed 3 baseball players and their coach returned to Cuba by Bahamas last week have officially been offered asylum by Nicaragua (04:06-04:19) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. The OAS begin their annual General Assembly in Venezuela with Cuba's membership of the group expected to dominate the agenda. Venezuela Ambassador to the OAS, Francisco Paparoni has predicted that Cuba will be the 'absent protagonist' of the meeting (04:20-06:40) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. In Cuba, Catholic Church leaders have issued a statement calling for greater internal openness on the island and criticised the slow pace of change since the papal visit in January. Tom Gibb reports (06:41-08:10) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Nominations closed for candidates intending to fight next month's general elections in St. Vincent. There is a straight fight between the ruling New Democratic Party and the Opposition Unity Labour Party (08:11-08:59) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. The Caribbean Island Nations Security Conference (CINSEC) ends today as heads of Armed Forces from the US, Canada, France and Britain along with their Caribbean counterparts discuss strategies to deal with regional threats such as drugs. Carol Orr reports (09:00-11:12) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. At least five Caribbean leaders are preparing to take part in the UN Drug Summit to adopt a worldwide plan to substantially reduce drug demand and supply by the year 2008. Tim Wall comments on how the UN proposes to tackle the problem (11:13-13:28) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 10. Jody Anne Maxwell, a 12 year old girl from Jamaica has made history by becoming the first person from the Caribbean to win a prestigious US National Spelling Bee. Leslie Goffe reports (13:29-15:15) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 15 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 Capital punishment -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Treaties en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Asylum, Right of en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Emigration and immigration law -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Political refugees -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Baseball players -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Regionalism -- America en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Church and state -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Social change -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Political candidates -- Saint Vincent and the Grenadines en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- Prevention -- International cooperation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug control en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Security, International -- International cooperation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Narcotics -- Supply and demand en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Spelling bees -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Academic achievement -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Exiles -- Florida -- Miami -- Political activity en_US
dc.subject.other Organization of American States -- Membership en_US
dc.subject.other Catholic Church -- Cuba en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 29-05-1998 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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