Caribbean Report 20-09-1999

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Caribbean Report 20-09-1999

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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 Mitchell, James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Sawh, Lall (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Robertson, Jessica (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Gottley, Angela (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Vanderpool-Wallace, Vincent (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Ransome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Preval, Rene (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Conyers, John (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-13T13:44:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-13T13:44:55Z
dc.date.issued 1999-09-20
dc.identifier.other CAR2931 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44569
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:30) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Sir James Mitchell is resting comfortably at a medical clinic in South Trinidad following surgery to remove his prostate gland. Sir James Mitchell discusses the outcome of the surgery. Urologist Dr. Lall Sawh outlines the procedure involved. Tony Fraser reports from Port of Spain (00:31 - 02:52) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Residents in the Bahamas are mounting recovery efforts in the wake of the recent passage of hurricane Floyd. Jessica Robertson reports on the preparations by residents, devastation in Abaco and North Eleuthera, rescue efforts and lessons learnt. Angela Gottley radio announcer at Cool 96 FM in Grand Bahama shares her views on the wide scale devastating effects of the storm and ill preparedness of residents (02:53 - 05:51) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Keith Stone Greaves discusses the impact of hurricane Floyd on Bahamas tourism industry with Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace Director General at the Tourism Ministry. Wallace shares his views on post-hurricane damage assessment, the effects on key infrastructural services ( water, roadways, communication, services), and structural damages to small hotels on the outer islands (05:52 – 08:32) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Government officials in Bermuda have issued a hurricane warning as hurricane Gert with sustain winds of 120 mph approaches the island. Forecasters are warning of high battering waves and storm surges of 3 feet. Residents are stocking up on supplies, police are on full alert and schools and government offices will be closed (08:33 – 09:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Western Florida is preparing for heavy rains with the formation of tropical storm Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico (09:12 – 09:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan opened the General Assembly annual debate with a call for commitment to intervene in the midst of humanity suffering. Correspondent Debbie Ransome provides an overview of the list of speakers from the Caribbean scheduled to address the 54th session of the United Nations (09:27 – 11:59) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. Haiti President René Garcia Préval comments on elections in Haiti scheduled for mid- December at a dinner in Washington organized by the Congressional Black Caucus. Congressman John Conyers, ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee discusses moves to improve upcoming elections, and improvements in Haiti’s judiciary and police service (11:59 - 15:25) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 25 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 Prostate cancer -- Patients en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricane Floyd, 1999 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricanes -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricanes -- Florida en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricanes -- Bermuda en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tourism -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United Nations -- Congresses en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Elections -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Foreign Relations -- United States en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 20-09-1999
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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