Caribbean Report 04-08-1999 

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Caribbean Report 04-08-1999 

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Marchant, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author D'Angelo, Eduardo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Bharrat, Jagdeo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Edwards, Jonathan (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Christie, Linford, 1960- (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Whittingham, Mike (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-29T18:07:20Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-29T18:07:20Z
dc.date.issued 1999-08-04
dc.identifier.other CAR2898 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42342
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00 - 00:37) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Cayman Islands bankers respond strongly to criticisms of fraudulent off shore banking practices in the island following the conviction of banker John Mathewson of fraud. Miami based publisher of the investigative banking magazine Offshore Alert David Marchant comments on the unresponsiveness and legality of off shore banking in Cayman Islands to avoid paying US taxes. Eduardo D'Angelo President of the Cayman Islands Bankers Association discusses cooperation with the US authorities and efforts to prevent illegal activities (00:38 – 04:07) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Commonwealth Secretariat Head of Economics Sobhan Farooq discusses agenda issues at the Commonwealth Finance Ministers meeting scheduled for Cayman Islands including review of the world economic situation, assessing HIPIC initiative effectiveness and economic problems of small states. Guyana Finance Minister Bharrat Jagdeo comments on the vulnerability of CARICOM small states (04:08 – 08:21) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Authorities in Bahamas are scheduled to hang two death row prisoners John Higgs and David Mitchell next week (08:22 – 08:48) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. President Fidel Castro in his comments on US immigration policies criticises laws which grant automatic residency to Cubans landing on US soil. Journalist at Miami Herald analyses Castro’s five hour policy speech (08:49 – 12:01) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Former Olympic 100 meter sprint champion Linford Christie has been suspended after failing a drug test. The 39 year Jamaican born athlete tested positive for the banned drug substance nandrolone. Fellow athlete Jonathan Edwards testifies in Christie’s favor and on the tragedy for the sport. Coach Mike Whittingham is calling for the issue of drugs in sport to be reexamined. Christie affirms his innocence (12:02 – 15:23) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 23 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 Money laundering -- Cayman Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tax evasion -- Cayman Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debt -- Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries -- economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death penalty -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death row inmates -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Emigration and immigration -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Doping in sports -- England en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 04-08-1999  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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