Caribbean Report 03-02-2000

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Caribbean Report 03-02-2000

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Peltier, Matthias (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Douglas, Rosie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Grant, Bernie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Springer, Bevan (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Griffin, Clyde (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Tucker, Winston (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Ramdin, Albert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Norton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Ottey, Merlene (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Wallace, Adrian (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-18T19:22:55Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-18T19:22:55Z
dc.date.issued 2000-02-02
dc.identifier.other CAR3031 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/41281
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines: (00:00-00:27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The new coalition Cabinet in Dominica, led by Rosie Douglas, is characterized by some controversial names. The Cabinet comprises of The Dominican Labour Party and The Freedom Party. (00:28-02:50) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Guyanese-born British MP Bernie Grant, an ally of the new Dominican coalition government, has been urging EU officials to consider Dominica for associate membership. Mr. Douglas endorses ties with the EU as the country is situated between the two French islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe and has close ties with them. (02:51-06:13) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Brooklyn’s African-American and Caribbean communities are contemplating who should represent them in the US Congress in the upcoming November elections. Jamaica-born politician Una Clarke is likely to challenge Congressman Major Owens in September’s Democratic primary. There are reports of opposition to Mrs. Clarke challenging Major Owens. (06:14-09:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. In the Bahamas, Obie Wilchcombe is to face four days in prison for withholding information from the court on how he obtained the suicide note from John Higgs. Higgs was the death row prisoner who committed suicide last month. (09:12-09:34) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. The CARICOM Secretariat remains optimistic that Haiti’s elections will go through as scheduled for the 19th of March. This optimism was expressed by the person charged with the responsibility of foreign and community affairs, Albert Ramdin. (09:35-12:45) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Merlene Ottey won the 60m race at the track meet in Spain. She was tested positive for Nandrolone and some athletes criticized organizers for allowing her to compete. (12:46-15:22) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min 22 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 Dominica –Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Dominica - - Foreign relations en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Political campaigns - -United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections - - United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Contempt of court - - Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Journalism - - Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections - - Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area - - Economic integration en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ottey, Merlene - - 1960- en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Athletes - - Drug use en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Doping in sports en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Runners (Sports) - - Jamaica en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 03-02-2000 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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