Caribbean Report 05-08-1999 

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Caribbean Report 05-08-1999 

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Sawyer, Jerome (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Seeger, Karen (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Salazar, Ana Maria (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Jagdeo, Bharrat
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-29T18:15:43Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-29T18:15:43Z
dc.date.issued 1999-08-05
dc.identifier.other CAR2899 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42343
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00 - 00:28) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. In Bahamas, lawyers of John Higgs and David Mitchell scheduled to be executed is attempting to gain a stay of execution on the judgment. 52 year old Higgs and 26 year old Mitchell are scheduled to be hanged next week Tuesday. Lawyers are arguing that government overlooked constitutional motions filed in the Supreme Court and violation of human rights. Lawyers also filed a motion to the Inter-American Commission on human rights. Jerome Sawyer reports from Nassau (00:29 – 03:06) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Senior officials at the US Department of Defense report that the loss of Howard Air Force base in Panama has weakened US anti narcotic patrols in the region. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Ana Maria Salazar discusses the importance of the base for anti–drug monitoring programme and training and seeking new strategies in other countries to conduct anti-drug surveillance and Venezuela’s refusal to allow the US to fly over airspace in its air anti-smuggling efforts (03:07 – 04:44) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. The election Council in Haiti will receive more than 3.5 million US dollars from US based Agency for International Development to register the country’s four million voters. Karen Seeger from Washington based International Foundation for Election Systems discusses the agency’s engagement in the election process in Haiti (04:44 - 08:03) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Work commenced on Venezuela newly elected assembly on rewriting the constitution. President Chavez offered his resignation as a symbolic gesture, with the majority of his backers in assembly, he is assured of confirmation in office in the post of president (08:04 - 09:55) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Finance Minister Bharrat Jagdeo comments on the Heavily Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) Initiative to aid indebtedness in developing countries and the benefits of the program. He reiterates the importance of conditionality being met but states that debt relief not may not be enough to create a sustainable economic future and free up resources to service external debt (09:56 – 12:31) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. There are reports of positive drug testing for two Olympic champions, Cuba Javier Sotomayor and Jamaican born British citizen sprinter Linford Christie. Christie tested positive for the banned drug nandolone. BBC Reporter appraises the issue on drugs in sports and testing procedures (12:32 – 15:26) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 26 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 Death row inmates -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death penalty -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Naval maneuvers -- United Sates -- Puerto Rico en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- Caribbean Area -- Prevention en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries -- economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debt -- Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Venezuela -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Constitutional amendments -- Venezuela en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sotomayor, Javier en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Christie, Linford, 1960- en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 05-08-1999  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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