Caribbean Report 04-05-1999

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Caribbean Report 04-05-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Abbott, Roderick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Doyle, Claire (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Greaves, Keith Stone (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author James, Edison (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Peltier, Matthias (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Marchant, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Suite, Marion (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Hossain, Anwar (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Nagamootoo, Moses (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2015-07-19T22:17:54Z
dc.date.available 2015-07-19T22:17:54Z
dc.date.issued 1999-05-04
dc.identifier.other CAR2832 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/40182
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00: 27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The decision on a candidate for Director General of the World Trading Organization (WTO) is expected soon as reports emerge on the weakening of the candidacy of the Thailand delegate and resurgence of the New Zealand candidate Michael Moore. European Ambassador to WTO Roderick Abbott discusses the two candidates. Claire Doyle reports (00:28 – 03: 08) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister James Mitchell ended a banana lobby visit to Brussels, Zurich and London. His mandate included hosting high level discussions with several European Commissioners on modifying the banana regime to favour banana farmers in the Windward Islands. Keith Stone Greaves reports (03: 09 - 04: 59) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. In Dominica, leaders come up with a common lobbying strategy on bananas. Prime Minister Edison James ahead of a trip to Spain seeks dialogue with opposition leaders Rosie Douglas and Charles Savarin (Dominica Freedom Party) reiterating the need for a united approach to the problems of the banana industry and the need to engage in dialogue with Latin America. Matthias Peltier reports (04:60 – 06: 26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Grenadian government ordered an investigation into the operations of off-shore bank First International currently involved in a financial scam. Orin Gordon interviews the publisher of the newsletter News Alert David Marchant which profiled the issue. First International Legal Counsel Marion Suite refutes the allegations of impropriety (06: 27 – 10: 25) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Public sector workers in Guyana continued strikes and demonstrations for a forty percent increase in pay wages. The government is offering a five percent wage increase. Vice President of the Public Service Union Anwar Hossain comments on the strike action. Orin Gordon interviews Information Minister Moses Nagamotoo. Colin Smith reports on the effects of the strike on wharves, airport, hospital and health centers (10: 26 - 15: 25) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 25 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 World Trade Organization en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bananas -- Commerce -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bananas -- Commerce -- Europe en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bananas -- Commerce -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana industry -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banks and banking -- Grenada en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Strikes and lockouts -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Protest movements -- Guyana en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 04-05-1999 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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