Caribbean Report 27-08-1999 

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Caribbean Report 27-08-1999 

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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 Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Sawyer, Jerome (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Lew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Stewart, Glenford (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Greste, Peter (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-01T18:24:10Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-01T18:24:10Z
dc.date.issued 1999-08-27
dc.identifier.other CAR9215 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42361
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:31) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Residents in northern Bahamas are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Dennis. The category one Hurricane with gale force winds of 80 mph is making its way through the island chain. Jerome Sawyer reports from Nassau on the island’s preparation for the first hurricane of the season (00:32 - 03:07) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In Grenada there is speculation that Prime Minister Keith Mitchell will announce a cabinet reshuffle in a national broadcast on national television. After the New National Party landslide victory in January 1999, Dr. Mitchell indicated that he would be devolving some of his key responsibilities including the Ministry of Finance. Junior finance Minister Anthony Boatswain is viewed as his likely successor. Lew Smith reports from St. Georges (03: 08 - 04:39 ) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. St. Vincent and Grenadines government is actively working on the air/transportation sector with possible funding by Taiwan to build a new international airport and extension of the runway at a cost of twenty million dollars. Glenford Stewart Communication and Works Minister discusses the need for the new and expanded airstrip (04:40 – 07:21) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Puerto Ricans are supportive of Police Chief Pedro Toledo following the arrest and indictment of his son Jose as part of a drugs and weapons smuggling ring in Miami. Operation Ramp Rat resulted in the indictment of American Airlines and other airport workers at Miami International airport (07:22 - 09:23) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Police in Venezuela use tear gas and water cannons to stop members of the country’s Congress from meetings and mass demonstrations. Political allies of Hugo Chavez’s dominated constitution assembly, police and national guardsman surrounded the Congress in an attempt to stop the meeting. Peter Greste reports on the clashes (09:24 – 11:10) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Cuba has withdrawn from the World Amateur Boxing Championships to protest a controversial decision against welt her weight boxer Juan Hernandez. Orin Gordon reports (11:11 – 12:37) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Caribbean athletes had mixed fortunes at the World Track and Field Championships in Seville Spain. Jamaican women sprinters Beverly McDonald and Merlene Frazer both had favorable showing in 200 m final (12:38 -13:35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 9. Notting Hill Carnival has long been viewed as a way of bridging cultural gap against a background of continuous racial tensions. BBC correspondents invite reflections and insights on Notting Hill Carnival from older participants in the festival (13:36 – 15:30) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 30 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 Hurricanes - Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Grenada -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh New National Party (Grenada) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- United States -- Prevention en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- Puerto Rico -- Prevention en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines -- Saint Vincent en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Protest movements -- Venezuela en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Venezuela -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Athletes -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Notting Hill Carnival (London, England) en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 27-08-1999  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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