Caribbean Report 02-09-1999 

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Caribbean Report 02-09-1999 

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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 Hurst, Lionel (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Jeffrey, Henry (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Pollydore, Joseph (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gibb, Tom (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Moore, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Ramphal, Shridath (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-01T19:24:14Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-01T19:24:14Z
dc.date.issued 1999-09-02
dc.identifier.other CAR2919 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/42365
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:28) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. The United States is committed to the multilateral evaluation mechanism aimed at tackling the drug problem and related crime issues in the hemisphere. Representatives from thirty four OAS member countries are in Ottawa Canada to finalise policies within this new initiative. Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the State and other senior US government official comment on the US strategy of certifying countries perceived as cooperative in eliminating drug trafficking in the region. Antigua/Barbuda US OAS Ambassador Lionel Hurst discuss the future evaluation mechanisms including new methods of data collection, distribution and review of countries’ drug plan (00:29 - 04:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Guyana Labour Minister Henry Jeffrey rules out seeking a loan from the International Monetary Fund or World Bank to pay the wage hike as recommended by the Pay Tribunal to state workers in Guyana. Joseph Pollydore former Secretary of Guyana Trade Union Congress speaks on the trade union response to the non-commitment of payment by the government. Colin Smith reports from Guyana on the effects of a large pay increase on the economy (04:27 - 08:01) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. A two day meeting of Finance Ministers gathered in opened in Cuba today. This meeting is perceived as a precursor to the main summit of the Spanish-speaking bloc of countries which will take place in Havana in November 1999. Tom Gibb reports from Havana (08:02 – 09:55) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. World Trade Organization Director General Michael Moore outlines his vision for the organization working with small states and ensuring that smaller vulnerable economies are allowed to engage and profit from a system designed to achieve higher living standards. CARICOM chief negotiator Sir Shridath Ramphal calls for wider support and new lobbying tactics in order for Caribbean countries to push for changes in rules and legislation within the WTO (09:56 - 13:53) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. West Indies are on a winning streak having won their one day match against Zimbabwe on their current cricket tour in Singapore. Orin Gordon reports on the match (13:54 – 15:36) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 36 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 Drug traffic -- Caribbean Area -- Prevention en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Wage bargaining -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Wages -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Economic assistance -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh World Trade Organization en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cricket -- Zimbabwe -- Tournaments en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 02-09-1999  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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