Caribbean Report 01-01-2002

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Owens, Jeffrey (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Joseph, Emma (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Edgehill, Juan (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author McCarthy, George (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Niles, Bertram (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Phillips, Peter (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Williams, Natalie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Ramsahoye, Fenton (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Alexis, Francis (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-21T18:54:36Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-21T18:54:36Z
dc.date.issued 2002-01-01
dc.identifier.other CAR3529 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/41530
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 03 secs. 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 Banks and banking -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Money laundering -- Prevention en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Money laundering -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Homosexuality -- Law and legislation -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gay rights -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tax evasion -- Cayman Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Taxation -- Law and legislation -- Cayman Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Treaties en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banks and banking -- Cayman Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Public contracts -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Letting of contracts -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Appellate courts -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Courts of last resort -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Justice, Administration of -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 01-01-2002 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
dcterms.tableOfContents 1. Headlines and review of top stories of 2001 (00:00-00:54)
dcterms.tableOfContents 2. In early 2001, rich nations threatened sanctions against the badly regulated banking industries. Orin Gordon interviews OECD Head of Fiscal Affairs, Jeffrey Owens about the black listing of countries and the anger of Caribbean states who are worried about their industries and economies which are under threat (00:55-03:26)
dcterms.tableOfContents 3. In January 2001, religious leaders in Guyana hoped to influence the Government away from amending gay rights laws. Emma Joseph interviews the Chairman of the Guyana Council of Churches, Rev. Juan Edgehill on why he wanted to maintain the status quo of discrimination against gays (03:27-05:45)
dcterms.tableOfContents 4. In November 2001, the Cayman Islands signed a tax information sharing agreement with the US. While the Caymanians saw it as cooperation in the fight against tax evasion, Washington billed the accord as one that would allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to pierce the secrecy of accounts. Cayman's Financial Secretary George McCarthy comments (05:46-07:55)
dcterms.tableOfContents 5. Focus on some of the memorable interviews of 2001. In July 2001, Jamaica awarded a works contract to a French company under investigation for alleged financial irregularities. Bertram Niles interviews the then Transport Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips on why they went ahead with the contract (07:56-11:20)
dcterms.tableOfContents 6. The proposed Caribbean Court of Justice has been a thorny issue as the region attempts to set up a court comparable to the British Privy Council. Natalie Williams interviews well-known lawyer Dr. Fenton Ramsahoye and former Grenadian Attorney General Dr. Francis Alexis (11:21-15:03)


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