Caribbean Report 07-01-2003

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Caribbean Report 07-01-2003

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Meade, Ben (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Pickersgill, Robert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Nunes, Neil (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author de Castro, Humberto (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Daly, Martin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Niles, Bertram (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Blunkett, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Cato, Randolph (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2018-10-02T15:13:17Z
dc.date.available 2018-10-02T15:13:17Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01-07
dc.identifier.other CAR3792 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46006
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00–00:27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. A sudden and sharp increase in the price of petrol in Guyana causes confusion among commuters, vehicle owners and even in the government’s own regulatory regime. Colin Smith reports from Georgetown (00:28-02:23) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In Jamaica taxi and mini-bus drivers take strike action but Jamaica’s Transport and Works Minister Robert Pickersgill says the situation is largely back to normal. Ken Richards reports on petrol price increases in both Jamaica and Haiti (02:24-05:21) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. In Dutch Sint Maarten motorists must brace themselves to pay more for gasoline. However, in Curaçao and Bonaire the gas prices are expected to fall. Humberto de Castro talks of stabilizing gas prices. Neil Nunes reports (05:22-07:20) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. The Trinidad and Tobago government is seeking ways to cope with an increase in crime in the country. Recently, there’s been a rise in kidnappings with a high rate of killings centred in poverty stricken areas. Martin Daly comments on the discomfort of Trinidadians (07:21-10:10) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Britain’s Home Office denies performing a U-turn on plans for a minimum, mandatory, five-year sentence for illegal possession of a fire-arm. But soon after the sentencing policy announcement the department admits that judges will be given some discretion. Home Secretary David Blunkett is interviewed. Bertram Niles reports (10:11-11:57) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Two heads of government in the OECS raise doubts about joining the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas the FTAA. Both Prime Minister Denzil Douglas and Lester Bird are concerned about the effects of the trade bloc. Randolph Cato, Economic Director at the OECS is interviewed (11:58-15:35) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 35 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 Gasoline -- Prices -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gasoline supply -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gasoline -- Prices -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gasoline -- Prices -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Strikes and lockouts -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gasoline -- Prices -- Saint Martin (West Indies) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gasoline -- Prices -- Curacao en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gasoline -- Prices -- Bonaire en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Violent crimes -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Kidnapping -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh National security -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Firearms -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Blacks -- Violence against -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Free trade -- Caribbean Area -- Economic aspects en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prime ministers -- Saint Kitts and Nevis en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prime ministers -- Antigua and Barbuda en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Free Trade Area of the Americas (Organization) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh O.E.C.S. (Organization) en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 07-01-2003 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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