Caribbean Report 23-02-2000

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Caribbean Report 23-02-2000

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Josephs, Emma (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Ghodse, Hamid (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Wycliffe (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Astaphan, Tommy (interview)
dc.contributor.author Herbert, Everett (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fletcher, Pascal (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Harper, Roger (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-22T19:44:20Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-22T19:44:20Z
dc.date.issued 2000-02-23
dc.identifier.other CAR3045 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/41902
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines: (00:00-00:25) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. There has been an increase in the trafficking and consumption of narcotics in the Caribbean region based on a report published by the International Narcotics Control Board. The United Nations commissioned this 75 page document that covers the drug trafficking problem in the Caribbean and Central America. (00:26-02:04) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Drug trafficking in the Eastern Caribbean is being replaced by organized money laundering as reported by the UN Drug Control Coordination Programme in the region. Puerto Rico remains at the heart of the operation for drugs moving from the Caribbean to North America and Europe. Based on UN statistics, the Dominican Republic and Haiti are quickly becoming alternate routes for drugs. (02:05-04:13) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. There are some Anguillan politicians who are resorting to court. Chief Minister Hubert Hughes’ attorneys are appealing a High Court ruling made in favour of the speaker of the legislature Leroy Rogers. Justice Adrian Saunders dismissed 2 suits brought against the speaker in January. (04:14-05:54) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. In St. Kitts and Nevis, the public will be informed by Friday, nominations day, the names of the candidates who are running for the 11 seats in the March 6 general elections. The Labour Party in the last poll with Denzil Douglas won 7 of the 8 St. Kitts seats and the People’s Action Movement 1. In Nevis, 2 constituencies are held by Premier Vance Amory and the third by Nevis Reformation Party. (05:55-08:31) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Oscar Biscet who was a Cuban doctor now turned activist, is expected to go to trial this Friday. His charge is offending symbols of the country such as turning the national flag upside down and public disorder. Biscet could face up to 7 years in prison. (08:32-10:32) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. In Guyana thousands took to the streets today to commemorate 30th anniversary in carnival style irrespective of political rivalry. (10:33-12:01) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Roger Harper, the new coach for the Windies team, acknowledged it’s a tough job ahead. Harper and manager Ricky Skerrit are the new members of the team’s management staff. They have replaced Viv Richards and Clive Lloyd. A corporate approach was taken by the Board in these 2 appointments with a focus on coaching and management qualifications. (12:02-14:45) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 31 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 Drug traffic - - Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Narcotics, Control of - - Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic - - Central America en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Narcotics, Control of - - Central America en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug control - - International cooperation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Money laundering - - Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug control - - Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic - - United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic - - Europe en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug control - - International cooperation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Anguilla - - Politics and government - - 21st century en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Politicians - - Anguilla en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Contested elections - - Anguilla en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Judgements - - Anguilla en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections - - Saint Kitts and Nevis en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Saint Kitts and Nevis - - Politics and government - - 21st century en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Dissenters - - Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Political prisoners - - Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights - - Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cuba - - Politics and government - - 21st century en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Independence Day (Guyana) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Guyana - - Politics and government - - 21st century en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cricket coaches - - West Indies en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sports administration - - West Indies en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 23-02-2000 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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