Caribbean Report 17-08-1999

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Caribbean Report 17-08-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Clinton, Bill (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Burns, Larry (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Dennison (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Ortiz, Evan (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Rowe, Yvette (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Knot, Andrew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Puri, Naresh (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-30T01:03:06Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-30T01:03:06Z
dc.date.issued 1999-08-17
dc.identifier.other CAR2907 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42351
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:30) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The role of the US in Africa, Caribbean and other nation states is one of the significant talking points in the upcoming US general elections. US President Bill Clinton in a speech before the Veteran of Foreign Wars Convention in Missouri defends his request to Congress to provide 14 billion US dollars in international assistance to these countries. He argues that this aid will bolster and maintain the US global role. Larry Burns Director of Washington based Council of Hemispheric Affairs analyses Clinton’s role in domestic, international affairs, foreign policy and international aid (00:31 – 04:14) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In Guyana over 300 persons, mainly Amerindians, travelled to the capital Georgetown to stage a peaceful protest over the discharge of toxic waste from one of the largest South American gold mines into the Essequibo river. US based attorney Dennison Smith comments on the case, citing the action by over 23,000 local residents who are seeking justice and are bringing litigation against Canadian owned Omi Goldmine Limited. Residents claim that the company mines are polluting river, affecting livelihood and health. Owners of the mine have counteracted with claims that the level of waste is within international standards. Colin Smith reports from Guyana (04:15 - 07:49) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Authorities in the US Virgin Islands are trying to ascertain how 40 Chinese immigrants entered the island of St. John illegally. According to officials, since March of this year over 180 illegal Chinese nationals have been smuggled into the territories. Evan Ortiz spokesman for US Immigration and Naturalization service discusses smuggling operations in US Virgin Islands (07:50 – 10:06) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. In Jamaica, the murder of well-known political figure and business woman Rose Leon is being hotly debated and widely reported. Ms. Leon died at her home in Cooper Hill in St. Andrews, she was strangled and her home ransacked. Madam Leon or Lady Rose as she was popularly known became the first party chairman in the 1940s with the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). She also served as a Minister in both the JLP and People’s National Party (PNP). Yvette Rowe reports on tributes paid to her personal and business life (10:07 – 13:00) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. London Metropolitan police are investigating the latest in a spate of black on black shootings in North West London. Many of these incidents are blamed on yardie style murders, killers allegedly having Jamaican connections. Andrew Knott news reporter with Manchester News reports on gang wars. BBC Naresh Puri reports on the effects of violence on the livelihoods of teenagers in Manchester (13:00 – 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 Caribbean Area -- Foreign relations -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Economic assistance -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Essequibo River (Guyana) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Water -- Pollution -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mineral industries -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Guyana -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gangsters -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Gangs -- England en_US
dc.subject.other Herdsmanstan Accord en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 17-08-1999 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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