Caribbean Report 06-07-1999

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Caribbean Report 06-07-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Stone Greaves, Keith (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Ransome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Arthur, Owen (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Keith (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Bret (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-22T21:56:27Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-22T21:56:27Z
dc.date.issued 1999-07-06
dc.identifier.other CAR2877 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42255
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchors Keith Stone Greaves and Debbie Ransome (00:00 - 00:23) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. At the 20th CARICOM Summit held in Trinidad and Tobago emphasis was placed on trade, foreign relations and justice. CARICOM leaders met with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who, since his election earlier this year has signaled his intent to expand relations with the CARICOM grouping. BBC correspondent based in Venezuela analyses the joint one day CARICOM/Venezuela retreat held in Tobago which focused on political dialogue within the region, CARCOM integration, the San Jose agreement to provide oil to Caribbean countries, CARICOM negotiations with Europe and the World Trade Organization. Keith Stone Greaves and Debbie Ransome report (00:24 – 03:38) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur discusses the trade process within the CARICOM community, trade protocols for signing external deals, special exemptions extended to certain countries, and settlement of trade disputes under the jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice. Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on cricket Keith Mitchell reviews past performances of the West Indies team, strategies to address and halt the decline of West Indies cricket, and measures to restore preeminence of the game to people of the region (03:39 – 09: 28) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Haiti is on course to become the fifteenth formal member of the CARICOM community. Bret Thomas expert on Haiti at the City University in New York discusses CARICOM formal acceptance of Haiti into the regional body. Orin Gordon reports (09:29 – 11:48) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Windward Islands banana producing countries is preparing to access European Union funds via a special system of assistance to ACP countries. The package is part of new banana regime which came into force at the beginning of 1999. Funds allocated to traditional ACP banana producing countries are provided with the goal of making these countries competitive to operate in an international free market. Keith Stone Greaves reports (11:49 - 15:27) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 27 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 -- Congresses en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Community -- Commerce -- Economic aspects en_US
dc.subject.lcsh West Indies Cricket en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Community -- Venezuela -- Foreign relations en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Community -- Haiti -- Foreign relations en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana industry -- Windward Islands en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 06-07-1999 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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