Caribbean Report 12-08-1999

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Caribbean Report 12-08-1999

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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 Jagdeo, Bharrat (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author McKay, Kenneth (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Odlum, George (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Nimvalle, Keith (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Norris, Charles (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Finlay, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Sanders, Ronald (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-29T23:34:33Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-29T23:34:33Z
dc.date.issued 1999-08-12
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42348
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:33) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Guyana’s newly installed president Bharrat Jagdeo speaks to BBC Caribbean Report on how he plans to govern the country. In his interview he identifies key priorities areas in his role as President including that of unifying the People’s Progressive Party, seeking national consultation on critical issues and working closely with opposition parties to transform the economic, political and social climate in Guyana. Colin Smith reports on the opposition parties reaction to Mr. Jagdeo’s peace offering (00:34 - 05:46 ) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. United Sates Envoy Kenneth MacKay ended a visit to St. Lucia where he held talks with Prime Minister Kenny Anthony, Foreign Minister George Odlum and other senior government officials. Pete Nimvalle reports on the priority areas addressed in the visit including increasing US presence on the island, establishing closer ties between the two countries, improving strained relations due to the current impasse in the banana industry and increase funding in cooperative projects (05:47 – 07:52) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Foreign Ministers from the Windward islands will host talks with Taiwanese counterparts with the view of signing several bilateral agreements on trade, agriculture, fisheries and small business development. St. Lucia will be absent from the talks having severed ties with Taipei two years ago. Dominica Foreign Minister Norris Charles comments on the diplomatic wrangle between mainland China and Taiwan. Taiwan is providing one million US dollars in aid to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada and Dominica (07:53 – 09:36) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Police in St. Vincent recaptured one of three prisoners who escaped from the main prison. Attorney General Carl Joseph announced the appointment of Barbadian Sir Frederick Smith to conduct an inquiry into the Kingstown prison riots where prisoners staged two disturbances during a 12 day period. Mike Finlay reports on the apprehension of prisoners (09:37 – 10-:51) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. CARICOM High Commissioners in London are scheduling a meeting with New Zealand Foreign Minister Don McKinnon to discuss his plans for the Commonwealth if he is elected Commonwealth Secretary General with the support of CARICOM states. Antigua/Barbuda High Commissioner Ronald Sanders comments on the goals of the meeting and prospective Caribbean support for McKinnon candidacy (10:52 – 14:23) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Cuba confirmed that thirteen members of its delegation defected during the Panama games which concluded in the Canadian city of Winnipeg. Head of the Cuban team Umberto Rodriguez confirmed that eleven athletes, a coach and journalist escaped during the games (14:24 - 15:28) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 28 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 Jagdeo, Bharrat, 1964- en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Guyana -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Saint Lucia -- Foreign relations -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Windward Islands -- Foreign relations -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prisoners -- Saint Vincent en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prison riots -- Saint Vincent en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Commonwealth (Organization) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Defection -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Defectors -- Cuba en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 12-08-1999 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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