Caribbean Report 07-02-2000

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Caribbean Report 07-02-2000

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Trousseau, Les (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Ramphal, Shridath (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Rodriquez, Dwayne (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Weir, Karen (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Thwaites, Ronald (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-01-19T14:21:07Z
dc.date.available 2016-01-19T14:21:07Z
dc.date.issued 2000-02-07
dc.identifier.other CAR3033 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/41283
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines: (00:00-00:29) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. CARICOM’S Chief Negotiator Shridath Ramphal is admitting EU/ACP discussions and agreement to replace Lomé` nearly broke down in Brussels due to immigration issues. Ramphal sees it as an uncompromising European approach to accommodate the leader of Austria’s far right governing party. (00:32-05:32) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Caribbean Ministers with responsibility for trade and development began a meeting in Georgetown today with the intention to solve a trade dispute between Guyana and Trinidad. This dispute is as a result of the reluctance of major Trinidadian companies to import Guyana’s parboiled rice due to its questionable standard of inconsistent colouring. (05:33-07:14) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Developing countries are hoping that one of their trade concerns will be looked into at a forum in Bangkok, organized by UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. Officials want to avoid the Seattle debacle at the WTO. (07:15-09:18) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. The Caribbean Association of Travel Agents remains adamant in its decision to single out American Airlines and British Airways due to their reduction of commissions. The US Airline, Continental was among the last airlines to follow suit in commission cuts from 9% to 6%. Dwayne Rodriguez, President of the Regional Association contends this is a domino effect. (09:19-12:49) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Members of Parliament in Jamaica have tabled a motion for greater official recognition of Bob Marley. Despite Bob Marley’s national and international cultural appeal, some are of the view this greater recognition may glorify marijuana smoking. (12:50-15:30) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 30 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 Area - - Foreign relations en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Europe - - Foreign relations en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Trade regulation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International trade en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Regionalism en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rice trade - - Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rice trade - - Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Investments, Foreign - - Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Commerce en_US
dc.subject.lcsh World Trade Organization en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines - - Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Travel agents - - Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 07-02-2000 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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