Caribbean Report 08-01-2002

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Caribbean Report 08-01-2002

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Weir, Karen (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Fleming, Albert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Lew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Keith (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Orr, Carol (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Chin Lee, Howard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Goffe, Leslie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Headley, Trevor (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Abbott, Diane (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-24T16:04:45Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-24T16:04:45Z
dc.date.issued 2002-01-08
dc.identifier.other CAR3533 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/41580
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:31) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The issue of the 8 day-old strike of electricity workers in the French Overseas Departments of St. Martin and Guadeloupe was taken to the French government in Paris as no immediate end seems to be in sight. Mayor of French St. Martin, Albert Fleming explains that a scheduled meeting between the two parties never happened (00:32-03:42) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. As the Caribbean comes to term with the collapse of regional news group, Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC), government leaders have begun adding their voices to call for CARICOM intervention. Lew Smith reports on the issue. Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell express shock at the closure of CMC and Prime Minister Lester Bird has also voiced his concerns (03:43-06:49) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. In Trinidad and Tobago, the new Minister of National Security Howard Chin Lee insists that in spite an alarming crime rate, his holistic approach would lead to success. Carol Orr reports on this latest ministerial appointment. Chin Lee dismisses suggestions that he would find Trinidad's crime problem overwhelming (06:50-08:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. A US Federal Appeal Court has thrown out the convictions of two Caribbean Americans in the killing of a Jewish man during riots in New York City. Leslie Goffe reports on the tossing out of the convictions and ordering a new trial for Lemrick Nelson Jr and Charles Price. Attorney for Price, Trevor Headley was thrilled that a new trial was orders. There are varied responses from the Crown Heights community on the matter (08:25-11:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. President of the Dominican Republic, Hipolito Mejia has removed his Police Chief from office. Chief Pedro de Jesus Candelier was a target of human rights groups that accused him of tolerating systematic police brutality and high numbers of extrajudicial killings (11:25-12:09) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Diane Abbott of the Labour Party has stated that not enough black teachers and a high number of exclusions are just two reasons why there are scores of failing black children in Britain. Abbott comments on the underachievement of black children and called for Caribbean teachers in British primary schools as part of the solution (12:10-15:03) en_US
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 Labor disputes -- French overseas departments en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Strikes and lockouts -- Saint Martin en_US
dc.subject.lcsh French overseas departments -- Social conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mass media -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Business failures -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Regionalism -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mass media -- Political aspects en_US
dc.subject.lcsh National security -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime prevention -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Judicial error -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Police chiefs -- Dismissal of en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Police chiefs -- Dominican Republic en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Police brutality -- Dominican Republic en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Teachers, Black -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Teachers, Foreign -- Employment -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Academic achievement -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Children, Black -- Education -- Great Britain en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 08-01-2002 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


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