Caribbean Report 02-01-1998

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Moya (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Stern, Vivien (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author John, Velon (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Prescod, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Burgess, Jacquie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Singh, Wendy (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Simmons, David (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2014-02-24T13:46:13Z
dc.date.available 2014-02-24T13:46:13Z
dc.date.issued 1998-01-02
dc.identifier.other CAR2485 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/28670
dc.description.abstract This special edition of Caribbean Report examines penal reforms in the Caribbean. The region's prisons are in crisis as they face a myriad of problems including overcrowding, riots, violence and aged infrastructure. Vivien Stern, Penal Reform International (PRI) comments on whether these challenges are peculiar to the Caribbean. Jacquie Burgess of Caribbean Association for Feminist Research and Action (CAFRA) speaks on women in the region's prisons. Velon John of St. Lucia and Barbados' Attorney General David Simmons, proponents of capital punishment, comment on issue of hanging and the Caribbean Court of Appeal. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Special report by Moya Thomas (00:00-00:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Across the Caribbean, alarm bells have been ringing on the region's penal system (00:27-02:21) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Vivien Stern comments on whether the rest of the world experience similar crises (02:22-04:04) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Velon John reports on the prison conditions in St. Lucia (04:05-05:50) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Commissioner of Corrections, Colonel John Prescod identifies the weaknesses in Jamaica's prison system (05:51-08:12) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. CAFRA's Jacquie Burgess talks about the women in the region's prisons (08:13-09:33) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Wendy Singh, PRI Caribbean expert is positive about the region heading towards more non-custodial sentences (09:34-11:41) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Proponents for capital punishment express their views and the need for the Caribbean Court of Appeal (11:42-15:05) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 05 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 Prisons -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prisons -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prisons -- Saint Lucia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prisoners -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Criminals -- Rehabilitation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Punishment -- Social aspects en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Women prisoners -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prisons -- Overcrowding en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prison violence en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Imprisonment -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Community-based corrections en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Capital punishment -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Appellate courts -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 02-01-1998 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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