Caribbean Report 08-06-1999

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Caribbean Report 08-06-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Anthony, Kenny (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Lanchin, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Jarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author O'Neal, Ralph (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Burns-Piper, Angela (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2015-07-20T17:51:37Z
dc.date.available 2015-07-20T17:51:37Z
dc.date.issued 1999-06-08
dc.identifier.other CAR2857 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/40208
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Trinidad and Tobago signaled its intention to hang another two dozen prisoners, as nine inmates were hanged over the weekend. Jamaica expects to resume hangings as convicted murderer Joseph Thomas is scheduled for the gallows as his case was dismissed by the Privy Council. Saint Lucia Prime Minister Kenny Anthony and Saint Lucia Human Rights Lawyer Mary Francis discuss the impact on the resumption of hanging in Trinidad and Tobago on the wider Caribbean region. Correspondents Orin Gordon, Tony Fraser and Pete Ninvalle reports (00: 27 - 04: 14 en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. The US came in for sharp criticism at the annual assembly of the Organization of America States in Guatemala on the US proposal for democratic renewal of the region. Combatting drug trafficking and drug enforcement and rehabilitation were other agenda items discussed at the assembly. Mike Lanchin reports (04: 15 - 06: 41) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. An International Monetary Fund (IMF) report confirms that the Netherland Antilles is in financial crisis and must tackle economic problems promptly. The IMF report covers medium and macro term fiscal planning for the Netherland Antilles. Mike Jarvis reports (06:42 - 08:40) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. A US Jury convicted a New York police officer Charles Schwartz of beating a Haitian immigrant Adna Liuima. The assault has resulted in racial tension in the city (08:41 - 09:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. There has been no response from the Cuban government on a hunger strike embarked on by twenty five members of a Cuban opposition group in protest of freedom and release of political prisoners (09: 12 – 09: 33) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Caribbean fans are expressing strong interest in following the cricket teams contesting the World Cup series. Orin Gordon reviews the political and historical significance of the matches (09: 34 - 13: 35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. There have been widespread support at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Seminar for the establishment of a fifth ministerial post in the British Virgin Islands. Chief Minister Ralph O’Neal discusses the advantages of the proposal. Angela Burns-Piper reports (13:36 – 15:25) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 26 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 Human rights advocacy -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights advocacy -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death row inmates -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death row inmates -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Capital punishment -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug control -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime and race -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Dissenters -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cricket -- Tournaments -- West Indies en_US
dc.subject.lcsh World Cup (Cricket) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh British Virgin Islands -- Politics and government en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 08-06-1999 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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