Caribbean Report 18-01-2002

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Niles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Cuales, Orlando (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Auffant, Pablo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Williams, Natalie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Laurent, Edwin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Joseph, Emma (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T13:25:52Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T13:25:52Z
dc.date.issued 2002-01-18
dc.identifier.other CAR3541 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46419
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The people of the Netherlands Antilles are voting to choose a new administration for the five island federation. Spending cuts by the coalition government of Prime Minister Miguel Pourier can hurt their chances of being re-elected (00:25-03:18) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. The Haitian Prime Minister Jean Marie Chérestal has tendered his resignation amidst mounting criticism of the government’s failure to improve the troubled economy. President Jean Bertrand Aristide must agree for the resignation to take effective (03:19-04:35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. In Guyana a state of shock and disbelief engulf the eastern village of Crabwood Creek where the burnt remains of four persons including the fifteen year old son of the owner and two farm workers are discovered (04:36-06:23) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Across the United States new airline safety measures are in effect requiring the screening of every piece of checked luggage for explosives either by hand, machine or sniffer dog (06:24-08:18) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Experts in off-shore banking observe that the use of low tax Caribbean centres by major US companies like Enron to legally shelter profits, reflects a clear need for US tax law to be tightened (08:19-10:12) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. A special negotiation committee is being set up by the World Trade Organization for the launch of a broad new set of pre-trade negotiations. Eastern Caribbean Ambassador to Brussels, Edwin Laurent says the Caribbean is concerned that the new round is seeking considerable acceleration in the liberalization of trade (10:13-12:12) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Delegates from the International Committee of the Red Cross make their first visit to help Al Qaeda and Taliban prisoners held by US forces at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Human rights groups accuse Washington of treating the prisoners brought from Afghanistan inhumanely (12:13-12:45) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. In Norway 2001 two young persons with links to Neo-Nazi groups were found guilty of killing a black teenager, Benjamin Hermansen. The shock at Norway’s first race related killing provoked huge anti-racist demonstrations around the country. Emma Joseph has the story (12:46-14:29) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 10. The former girlfriend of Rickey Sweeney, a “Yardie” gang leader was praised as the bravest woman in Britain. Sophie Lewis gave crucial evidence in two court trials despite being shot in the head four times and then gunned down so as to prevent her from testifying. The twenty-three year old Sophie survived and her evidence led to conviction of gang members (14:30-15:27) 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 Elections -- Netherlands Antilles en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Government spending policy -- Netherlands Antilles en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prime ministers -- Haiti -- Resignation from office en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Economic conditions -- 21st century en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Murder -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aeronautics, Commercial -- Security measures -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Energy industries -- Taxation -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tax evasion -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Free trade -- Caribbean area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International Committee of the Red Cross -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights monitoring -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime and race -- Norway en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Race relations -- Norway en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Witnesses -- Assassination attempts -- England en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug dealers -- England en_US
dc.subject.other Chérestal, Jean Marie -- Haiti -- Resignation from office en_US
dc.subject.other Enron -- Tax evasion -- Caribbean area en_US
dc.subject.other Yardie gangs -- Crime -- England en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 18-01-2002 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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