Caribbean Report 05-02-1999

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Caribbean Report 05-02-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Joseph, Emma (anchor, interviewer)
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Keith (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Lew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Powell, Philip (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Vine, Jeremy (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Mandela, Nelson (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Keens-Douglas, Paul (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Roserie, Thomas (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2015-05-27T23:03:23Z
dc.date.available 2015-05-27T23:03:23Z
dc.date.issued 1999-02-02
dc.identifier.other CAR2770 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/40020
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Emma Joseph (00:25) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The newly installed Grenadian parliament opened with a noticeable lack of opposition following the New National Party retention of all fifteen seats in the recently held general elections. Dr. Keith Mitchell comments on the role of his new government in being responsive to public opinion and opening avenues of communication to allow for public opinion to guide policies and formulate legislation. He views non-governmental organisations as having a critical vital role in reviewing draft legislation before this is brought to parliament. Lew Smith reports (00:26 - 02:40) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Carol Orr reports on the preconference meeting of the 9th annual G15 summit in Jamaica. Heads of Member States, Chamber of Commerce and business entrepreneurs from seventeen developing nations meet with hopes of influencing economic policies, promoting trade and export, establishing bilateral agreements and adopting taxation treaties. Jamaica’s Minister of Commerce and Technology Philip Powell speaks on collaboration and cooperation within the G15 to address the challenges of globalisation. The Malaysian Trade Commissioner sees tangible benefits of the trade shows at G15 summits and comments on Malaysia expanding trade with Jamaica and the rest of Caribbean (02:41 - 04:55) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Venezuela new elected President Hugo Chavez delayed his inauguration parade by one day to coincide with the seventh anniversary of his attempted coup in 1992. He also announced the reactivation of two elite units disbanded after his failed coup. Emma Joseph reports (04:56 - 08:19) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States call for changes in current relationship with their governments and direct access to funding from the European Union. President of the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce Thomas Roserie supports this initiative and makes an appeal for direct partnership with government and private sector in negotiations with the EU as this will ensure that all stakeholders are adequately represented. He also reiterates the need to bring all ACP private sectors under one umbrella body (08:20 - 10:15) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Nelson Mandela presided over the opening of South Africa parliament for the final time as President. Jeremy Vine reports on the formal opening ceremony where Mr. Mandela staunchly defended his government efforts to get power, water and phone lines to poorer areas, reduce crime and oppose implementing the death penalty (10:16 - 12:16) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Trinidadian broadcaster Trevor MacDonald has admitted to the British tabloid the Daily Mirror that his real name is George due to an error by his father during the registration of his birth. Emma Joseph interviews Comedian Paul Keens Douglas on this mishap and erroneous change in name (12:17 - 15:21) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 21 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 Elections -- Grenada en_US
dc.subject.lcsh New National Party (Grenada) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Grenada -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Summit meetings -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International trade -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International trade -- Congresses en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Chávez Frías, Hugo en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Venezuela en_US
dc.subject.lcsh ACP-Group -- Economic aspects en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mandela, Nelson en_US
dc.subject.lcsh South Africa -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh McDonald, Trevor en_US
dc.subject.other G15 Summit en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 05-02-1999 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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