Caribbean Report 25-06-1999

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Caribbean Report 25-06-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Greaves, Keith Stone (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Bert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Mason, Gabrielle (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Bascombe, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Andrew Thomas, Kimberly (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Cape, Stephen (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2015-07-21T09:23:05Z
dc.date.available 2015-07-21T09:23:05Z
dc.date.issued 1999-06-25
dc.identifier.other CAR2870 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/40221
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:31) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. CARICOM leaders are ready to embrace Haiti as a full-fledged member during the annual summit which opens in Trinidad and Tobago next month. Haiti membership in CARICOM follows two years of political crisis which paralysed the country economically and politically. Professor Bert Thomas of City University in New York discusses Haiti acceptance within CARICOM (00:32- 03:41) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Caribbean leaders and officials are among delegates from over 50 countries gathered in Rio for the start of the first European Union Latin America Caribbean Summit. The Summit will address a wide range of issues including drug trafficking, human rights, trade and export (03:42 – 05:10) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. In Paris, a group of creditor nations reached an accord for debt reduction in Guyana. The agreement ensures that Guyana’s annual debt servicing falls by six million dollars. Reduction is part of the heavily indebted countries initiative. This release of financial resources will allow the country to increase spending for education, health and poverty alleviation programmes (05: 11 – 05:36) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Grenadian parents, teachers and students staged a quiet march in the capital to protest the discovery of high school cults. Teenage students are dabbling in the occult in Dominica and Grenada. In a two part series Ken Richards analyses this issue of occult activity in schools. Principal of St. Joseph Convent in Grenada Catholic Nun Gabrielle Mason and Michael Bascombe Grenadian journalist discuss the impact of occult in education (05: 37 - 09: 20) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. A senate sub-committee in Washington issued an ultimatum to the US Virgin Islands to implement an economic recovery plan following the country’s accumulation of more than one million dollars in debt. Representatives of the island meet with officials in the US (09: 21 - 10: 15) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Cross Roads Eric Clapton’s funded alcohol and drugs rehabilitation unit auctioned the musician’s guitar for five million US dollar. The money will assist in providing treatment for patients at the center. Kimberly Andrews Thomas reports (10:16 - 12:08) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. The European Union urges Cuba to declare a moratorium on executions, amid concerns of the extensive use of the death penalty in the country. There are requests for Cuba to consider signing an international covenant on civil and political rights. Ken Richards reports (12: 09 --13:01) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. A senior British police officer involved in the Stephen Lawrence murder enquiry is to retire next month. Detective Inspector Ben Bullock made the announcement at the start of a disciplinary tribunal. BBC Correspondent Stephen Cape reports (13: 02 – 15: 23) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 23 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 Caribbean Community en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions -- Congresses en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debt cancellation -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debt -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Occult -- Grenada en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Occult -- Dominica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Alcohol-Related Disorders -- prevention and control en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug abuse -- Prevention en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Clapton, Eric en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Capital punishment -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Human rights advocacy -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Great Britain -- Race relations en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime and race -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Lawrence, Stephen en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 25-06-1999 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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