Caribbean Report 11-03-2002

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Sawyer, Jerome (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author McKinnon, Don (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Charles, Pierre (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Cova, Errol (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Nunez, Neil (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Forbes, James (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Gomes, Carolyn (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Ashcroft, John D. (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Fahie, James Calvin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Goodwin, George (Jr.) (speaker)
dc.contributor.author La Corbinière, Victor Philip (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Samuel, Kennedy (speaker)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-26T17:28:51Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-26T17:28:51Z
dc.date.issued 2002-03-11
dc.identifier.other CAR3577 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/47145
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Outgoing Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingram announces general elections and current Tourism Minister Tommy Turnquest as leader designate of his Free National Movement (FNM). Tommy Turnquest will be up against the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) of Opposition Leader, Perry Christie. The governing FNM is going into the election with an untried leader and a recent defeat of a referendum on constitutional changes. Ken Richards interviews BBC Caribbean Report’s Jerome Sawyer (00:25-02:38) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In Zimbabwe the main opposition party seeks another court order to extend voting in the Presidential Election into a fourth day, however the government ordered all polling stations closed and the high court rejected the opposition’s request. A Commonwealth Observer Team is closely monitoring the elections and Secretary General Don McKinnon denies his organisation shows itself incapable or unwilling to defend principles of good governance and democratic practice (02:39-03:41) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Speaking ahead of the Zimbabwe elections, Dominica’s Prime Minister, Pierre Charles, defends the “wait and see” approach taken by Commonwealth leaders (03:42-04:52) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. In Curacao officials say the formation of the next central government in the Netherlands Antilles will not be hampered by raids into the homes of Frente Obrero party members. Errol Cova, Crusade Labour Party of Curacao, comments as well as Mr. Anthony of the Frente Obrero party who is leading the formation talks and whose home was also searched. Neil Nunez reports (04:53-06:49) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. After Jamaica police shoot and kill five robbery suspects Deputy Superintendent James Forbes says, if you engage law enforcement with guns you can expect to be “taken out”. Officers have killed twenty-nine suspected criminals in less than three months. Dr. Carolyn Gomes, Chairperson of Jamaicans for Justice, expresses concern and says everyone should obey the rule of law, including the police (06:50-09:39) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. The Privy Council in London upholds a ruling that the mandatory death penalty is in violation of the constitutions of six O.E.C.S. countries and Belize. The government of Saint Lucia appeals the judgement of the Eastern Caribbean Court in the case of Peter Hughes and further interventions are made by the governments of Grenada, Antigua/Barbuda and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Amnesty International welcomes the decision as a step toward an execution free Caribbean (09:40-10:17) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. At a meeting in Port of Spain with Attorneys General and Ministers of Justice in the Americas, U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft lists various ways in which the Caribbean and other nations in the hemisphere can cooperate with the United States against terrorism and he responds to questions about the possibility of American installations in the Caribbean being targeted by terrorists (10:18-11:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. Customs, security and immigration officials from the OECS meet in Saint Lucia to discuss security matters in relation to the sub-region’s free movement initiative, ahead of a deadline for parliaments of participating states to enact amendments to their immigration legislation. Saint Kitts and Nevis Police Commissioner Fahie and the Director General of the OECS Secretariat George Goodwin (Jr.) discuss the initiative, while OECS Legal Counsel Philip La Corbinière comments. Pete Ninvalle reports (11:12-13:58) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 10. There is growing concern in Saint Lucia over the proposal to allow free movement of people within the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States. Some members of the creole community believe it will badly affect job opportunities for a large number of people. Kennedy Samuel, Director of the Folk Research Centre comments. Rosie Hayes reports (13:59-15:28) 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 Turnquest, Orville en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ingraham, Hubert A. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Free National Movement (Bahamas) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Progressive Liberal Party (Bahamas) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Christie, Perry G. (Perry Gladstone), 1943- en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Political leadership -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Referendum -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Constitutional amendments -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Commonwealth Secretariat en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Leadership en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Election monitoring -- Zimbabwe en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Political stability -- Zimbabwe en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Zimbabwe en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Voting -- Zimbabwe en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Commonwealth Observer Group. Zimbabwe presidential election en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Coalition governments -- Caribbean Netherlands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Raids (Military science) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Netherlands -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime prevention -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Police shootings -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights advocacy -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Jamaicans for Justice en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Privy councils -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Capital punishment -- O.E.C.S. (Organization) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Capital punishment -- Belize en_US
dc.subject.lcsh St. Lucia -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Grenada -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Antigua/Barbuda -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Saint Vincent and the Grenadines -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Amnesty International en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Attorneys General -- Western Hemisphere en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Justice ministers -- Western Hemisphere en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United States -- International relations -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- International relations -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Terrorism -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Terrorism -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cooperation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Customs administration -- O.E.C.S. (Organization) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Emigration and immigration -- O.E.C.S. (Organization) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Emigration and immigration law -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human security -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Unemployment -- O.E.C.S. (Organization) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Employment (Economic theory) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Travel -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.other Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (17th : 2002 : Coolum, Queensland, Australia) en_US
dc.subject.other Frente Obrero Labour Party en_US
dc.subject.other Frente Obrero Liberation (FOL) en_US
dc.subject.other Party Workers' Liberation Front 30 May en_US
dc.subject.other Partido Frente Obrero Liberashon 30 Di Mei en_US
dc.subject.other Arbeiders Bevrijdingsfront van 30 mei en_US
dc.subject.other Hughes, Peter en_US
dc.subject.other Free movement -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 11-03-2002
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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