Caribbean Report 15-07-1999

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Caribbean Report 15-07-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Esquivel, Manuel (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Mackilligin, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Symons, Elizabeth, Baroness (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Reynolds, Roy (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Ramphal, Shridath (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Mayers, Patrick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Donohue, Tom (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gibb, Tom (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Stone Greaves, Keith (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Bruce, Iain (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-23T01:14:01Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-23T01:14:01Z
dc.date.issued 1999-07-15
dc.identifier.other CAR2884 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42262
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00 - 00:30) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Belizean opposition leader Manuel Esquivel discusses measures by Great Britain to protect business interest of entrepreneur and Belizean Ambassador to the UN Michael Ashcroft. Mr. Ashcroft’s business dealings has been under intense scrutiny by the British media. David Mackilligin former British High Commissioner discusses Ashcroft’s role in changing the legislative framework in Belize banking sector. Keith Stone Greaves reports (00:31 -03:32) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. The British Minister responsible for the overseas territories Elizabeth Conway Symons expresses concerns about the ongoing political crisis in Anguilla and the need for a stable political environment. Chief Minister Hubert Hughes is leading a minority government following the resignation of Finance minister Victor Banks resigned and there has been no move by the governing party to resolve the impasse (03:33 – 04:21) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Partial privatization is the term being used by British government to describe its plans to restructure the Commonwealth Development Corporation (CDC) to conduct its affairs as a business enterprise and reduce dependence on government subventions. CDC Chief Executive Roy Reynolds discusses the organisation’s continued role in new public/private partnership and as a reliable source of development aid to less developed countries (04:22 – 07:25) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Rum producers in the Caribbean region are expressing concern over the what is perceived as impending loss of protection and preferential market share amidst changing international agreements brought into line by WTO. CARICOM chief negotiator Sir Shridath Ramphal analyses the future of Caribbean rum industry. Patrick Mayers Chairman of West Indian Rum and Spirit Association explains the extent of current restrictions. Ken Richards reports on the difficult task ahead in protecting the industry as existing protocols are reviewed in current negations (07:26 - 09:48) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Head of US Chamber of Commerce Tom Donohue concludes a visit to Cuba aimed at improving relations between business sectors in the US and Cuba. Mr. Donohue is a well known opponent of the 40 year American trade embargo and hopes his visit will provide solid argument for ending it. He gives his assessment of his visit. Keith Stone Greaves and Tom Gibb report (09:49 – 12:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. A CARICOM team flies into Haiti to review conditions for previously delayed parliamentary elections. A Haitian based human rights group is calling for the postponement of elections until political instability and violence ends. BBC correspondent Iain Bruce reports from Port Au Prince and interviews Haitians on the prevailing conditions and difficulty for democracy to take root (12:25 – 15:29) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 29 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 Ashcroft, Michael A. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Anguilla -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Bank and banking -- Belize en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Commonwealth Development Corporation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Rum industry -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh World Trade Organization -- Rules and practice en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Embargo -- Economic aspects -- Cuba en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 15-07-1999 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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