Caribbean Report 01-03-2002

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Weir, Karen (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Sampson, Frank (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Harford, Ronald (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Witter, Earl (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Schweimler, Daniel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Bernal, Richard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Breeveld, Hans (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Bell, John (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Chastanet, Allen (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Hayes, Rosie (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date 15 min. 31 sec. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-24T18:14:35Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-24T18:14:35Z
dc.date.issued 2002-03-01
dc.identifier.other CAR3571 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46386
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The Caribbean airline BWIA makes 181 positions redundant in its drive to survive the reduction in travel since the September 11th attacks in the United States. Tony Fraser reports the impact will be felt beyond the region and Frank Sampson, BWIA’s Vice President with responsibility for employee service, explains further (00:25-02:25) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Multinationals with investments in Trinidad and Tobago downplay suggestions that their businesses are being affected by the political stalemate in the country. Ronald Harford, Leading Trinidadian banker of Republic Bank and President of the Bankers Association comments (02:26-04:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Earl Witter, a barrister of law involved in Jamaica’s Commission of Enquiry into a spate of violence in western Kingston claims that the investigation is flawed (04:25-07:04) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Cuban security forces evict from the Mexican Embassy in Havana twenty-one Cubans who crashed a bus into the embassy. Cuban authorities said they ignored several appeals to leave peacefully and their removal followed a request by the Mexican government (07:05-08:32) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. The Director General of the Regional Negotiating Machinery, Dr. Richard Bernal just concluded what he describes as an important meeting for the region at the World Trade Organization. Organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat he reveals recommendations to help countries with small economies (08:33-11:20) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. A leading political analyst in Suriname rejects the idea that comments made by former Surinamese military strongman and now Leader of the Opposition National Democratic Party Desi Bouterse indicates thoughts of a coup. Dr. Hans Breeveld a professor at the University of Surinam believes Mr. Bouterse’s latest political actions are based more on a democratic stand (11:21-13:01) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Caribbean nations are limping out of the tourist slump following the September 11th attacks in the United States. Hopes are still high that 16 million US dollars can be raised to fund a major Pan-Caribbean television advertising campaign encouraging tourists back to the area. John Bell, Director General of the Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) and Allen Chastanet, Chairman of the CHA’s Marketing Committee comment and Rosie Hayes reports (13:02-15:31) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit 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 BWIA West Indies Airways en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines -- Employees -- Dismissal of -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Corporations -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Governmental investigations -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cuba -- International relations -- Mexico en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Political refugees -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Embassy buildings -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh States, Small -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh World Trade Organization en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Commonwealth Secretariat en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Politics -- Suriname en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Suriname -- History -- Coup d'état, 1982 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bouterse, Desire Delano, 1945- en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tourism -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Advertising campaigns -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.other Political impasse -- Trinidad and Tobago -- 21st century en_US
dc.subject.other The Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery en_US
dc.subject.other National Democratic Party (Suriname) en_US
dc.subject.other Pan-Caribbean Television Advertising Campaign, 2002 en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 01-03-2002
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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