Caribbean Report 26-07-1999 

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Caribbean Report 26-07-1999 

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Joseph, Francis (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Sheppard, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Lew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Khan, Imran
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-27T18:38:09Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-27T18:38:09Z
dc.date.issued 1999-07-26
dc.identifier.other CAR2891 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42291
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00 - 00:29) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The Caribbean Community team which visited Haiti to assess the country’s readiness for elections will submit its findings to the CARICOM Secretariat. Head of the team St. Vincent Prime Minister James Mitchell discusses Haiti’s shortcomings and state of readiness of hosting elections in November (00:30 - 03:42 ) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In Guyana, local government elections will be postponed as local government Minister Clinton Collymore lays a bill in parliament proposing postponement of elections until 2000. The polls are now three years overdue. Colin Smith reports on the response of parliamentarians and opposition parties to this legislation (03:43 – 05:49) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Venezuela’s president Hugo Chavez has been given a strong mandate to carry out his proposed political reforms as his Patriotic coalition secured about 120 of 128 votes in the national assembly. One of the key reform is to rewrite Venezuela’s constitution. Hugo Chavez speaks on the outcome of the electoral vote. AFP correspondent in Caracas discusses Chavez’s plans for radical reforms for the Congress and the Judiciary (05:50 – 08:50) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Scientists at the Seismic Research Unit in Trinidad are moving to improve means of monitoring the underwater active volcano off the coast of Grenada known as ‘Kick em Jenny’. John Sheppard Head of the Seismic Unit discusses threats to the marine environment and plans to purchase equipment for monitoring the volcano. Lew Smith reports on the volcano eruptions since 1939 (08:51 - 10:45) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Trinidad and Tobago authorities continue in the bid to hang convicted killer Anthony Briggs this week as Brigg’s appeal to human rights organizations and the Privy Council have failed. In 1992 Briggs hammered a taxi driver to death. Francis Joseph of the Trinidad Guardian reports from Port of Spain (10:46 – 12:48) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. The Jamaican government is being asked by the organization Caribbean Rights Network to reconsider its intention to withdraw from the Inter-American convention on Human Rights. The group claims that this withdrawal has grave implications for civil and political rights of Jamaicans (12: 49 – 13:05 en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Parents of slain Jamaican youth Stephen Lawrence is demanding an apology from senior police officer Ben Bollock who has accused the Lawrence family for their failure at responding to their son’s murder investigation. Lawyer Imran Khan responds to the accusations. Keith Stone Greaves reports on the failure and deficiencies of the police enquiry (13:06 – 15:28) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 28 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 Haiti -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Guyana -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Venezuela -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Venezuela en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Kick 'em Jenny (Volcano) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death penalty -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Briggs, Anthony en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Lawrence, Stephen en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Race relations -- Great Britain en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 26-07-1999  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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