Caribbean Report 24-09-1999

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Caribbean Report 24-09-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Niles, Bertram (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Fernandez, Lionel (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Thompson, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Holder, Gene (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Navarro, Gerard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Coakley, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Walker, Peter (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-13T18:41:46Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-13T18:41:46Z
dc.date.issued 1999-09-24
dc.identifier.other CAR2935 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44582
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00 - 00:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Thirty Cuban immigrants have escaped from the main prison in the Bahamian capital of Nassau. Fugitives were among a group of detainees transferred to safety during hurricane Floyd (00:27 – 00:46) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In Barbados, police are still searching for convicted murderer Vincent Hall who escaped for a record third time. Hall had previously been recaptured in St. Vincent and Trinidad. He is currently serving a life sentence for the 1985 murder of a plantation owner. Opposition leader David Thompson shares his views on administration of the attorney general/home affairs portfolio, problems of low morale, performance, crime, indiscipline and the state of Barbados prisons. Bertram Niles reports (00:47 – 06:35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Officials in the Dominican Republic criticized World Bank and IMF officials for the current method of evaluating ways in which countries receive aid and the amount of financial aid allocated. President Lionel Fernandez presents a case at the UN General Assembly for Caribbean countries to receive more aid via HIPC (heavily indebted poor countries) programme given the nature and small size of their economies (06:36 – 07:35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Cuba used a forum at the UN General Assembly to attack US foreign policy. Cuba Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roche presented a case in Cuba in which US was put on trial for crimes committed against that country. Charges were laid that current embargo and cohort operations conducted against Cuba has resulted in the death of over 3,000 persons and US should pay reparation of over 181 billion dollars as a minimum symbolic compensation( 07:36 – 08:23) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Caribbean Tourism Organization at a meeting in Santo Domingo is planning a way forward for Caribbean Tourism in the new millennium. Over 1,000 attendees were recorded at the conference and included Ministers of 32 member states, allied members, travel agents, representatives from media, financial companies and tour operators. Secretary of CTO Gene Holder comments on the negative publicity given to Caribbean Tourism in some quarters and views unity as a method of becoming powerful force in market place and the practical help offered by CTO to struggling markets (08:25 – 11:59) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. The US coastguard is committed to assist Caribbean prone countries with relief. Aid includes the offer of a ship the Caribbean Support Tender. The Red Cross issued a statement indicating that natural disasters are occurring more frequently due to the effects of global warming. International Federation of Red Cross Director of Disaster Policy Peter Walker discusses the long and short term effects of climate change. WHO spokesperson Dr. Gerard Navarro speaks on the break down on health care systems, population movements and prolonged climate change as cause of increases in malaria fatalities. Climate Program Director of World Meteorological Organization Dr. Michael Coakley discusses improvements in detection of overall temperature increases (12:00 – 15:20) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 20 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 Immigrants -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Immigrants -- Bahamas en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prisons -- Barbados en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prisoners -- Barbados en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debt -- Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Economic assistance en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cuba -- Foreign relations -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tourism -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 24-09-1999
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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