Caribbean Report 22-09-1999

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Caribbean Report 22-09-1999

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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 Foster, Kenneth (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Nimvalle, Keith (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Compton, Petrus (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Douglas, Denzil (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Sutherland, Veronica (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Renrick, Rose (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Erickson, Audrey (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Cardenas, Jose (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Goffe, Leslie (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-13T17:48:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-13T17:48:02Z
dc.date.issued 1999-09-22
dc.identifier.other CAR2933 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44580
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:29) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. A highcourt judge in St. Lucia commuted the sentence of convicted murderer Morel Cox who was convicted of rape and murder of a young woman in 1994. The judge quoted legal authorities to indicate that execution must follow as swiftly as possible after sentencing. Lead defense attorney Kenneth Foster stated that the ruling was important for setting a precedence for similar death row cases in the Caribbean region. Reporter Pete Nimvalle interviews Attorney General Petrus Compton who shares his views on taking the matter to the Privy Council (00:30 - 02:51) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Armed gunmen in Guyana staged a daring robbery on two foreign currency dealers in the capital Georgetown. Colin Smith reports on the injuries and conduct of police investigations (02:52 – 04:30) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Two Caribbean leaders Suriname President Jules Wijdenbosch and Denzil Douglas Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis are scheduled to address the 54th session of the United Nations general Assembly in New York. Keith Stone Greaves reports on Douglas’ speech which will focus on greater recognition for small island developing states, improvement to the operational system of the United Nations, bananas and global trade (04:31-07:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Questions on how to give the Caribbean and small countries a voice in world financial affairs are being addressed in Cayman Island during the Commonwealth Finance Ministers meeting. Dame Veronica Sutherland, Deputy Secretary General speaks on the expected outcome of this meeting including improvement on HIPIC programme for indebted countries and advocating for developing countries collectively having a stronger voice in international forums and special needs of small island developing states (07:25 – 10:51) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. The Windward Islands Farmers Association, one of the main lobbying groups for bananas in Caribbean has been accepted as a registered fair trade banana producer. This move is viewed as another avenue for banana producers to make an income given the uncertainty in the EU over the future of its banana regime. WINFA Director Renrick Rose discusses the role of the 300 farmers who will be involved in the programme sanctioned by the Fair Trade Labelling Organization and the International Banana Register (10:52 – 11:59) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. The US House and Senate Conference Committee met today to discuss the sale of food and medicine to Cuba and other countries on the US State Department terrorist list. The American Farm Bureau of Federation which represents farmers is advocating for the end of sanctions citing the value of the Cuban market. Audrey Erickson calls for reevaluation of US policies with Cuba. Jose Cardenas Washington Director of Cuban American National Foundation is critical of the move citing it as cynical manipulation of US farmers. Leslie Garth reports on the meeting (12:00 – 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 Death penalty -- St. Lucia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death row inmates -- St. Lucia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United Nations -- Congresses en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Economic assistance en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana industry -- Windward Islands (West Indies) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 22-09-1999
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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