Caribbean Report 30-09-1999

UWISpace Repository

Caribbean Report 30-09-1999

Show simple item record

dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Stone Greaves, Keith (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Miller, Billie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Cruickshank, Allan (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Short, Clare (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Thomas, Clyde (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Lewis, Patrick (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Allistair (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Alexander, Jackie (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-18T13:20:59Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-18T13:20:59Z
dc.date.issued 1999-09-30
dc.identifier.other CAR2939 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44634
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:28) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. At the UN General Assembly Barbados Foreign Minister Billie Miller outlines Caribbean position on the deployment of UN troops in the Serbian Province of Kosovo. Miller also restated Caribbean calls for US to lift the embargo against Cuba calling the move outdated at time when the region is trying to remove the last traces of the cold war. St. Vincent Foreign Minister Allan Cruickshank discusses how the finances of international financial corporations often exceed national budgets of developing countries (00:29 – 03:33) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. In Britain, Overseas Development Minister Claire Short champions the issue of aid to developing countries with promises of more economic assistance to these nations. Guyana will benefit from an extended aid package from the IMF and World Bank. A similar pronouncement of aid was made by President Bill Clinton as he announced the US efforts to cancel debts all official debts of the poorest nations. Guyanese economist Clyde Thomas discusses Clinton’s concession on debt cancellation (03:34 – 07:33) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. At a UN Special Assembly Antiguan Ambassador Patrick Lewis makes a case for Caribbean countries to benefit from a vulnerability index developed by the World Bank Commonwealth Secretariat (07:34 – 09:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Orin Gordon reports on wrongful practices in the banana industry including exposure to pesticides, non-representation in trade unions. London based pressure group Banana Link advocates for better conditions for workers. Alistair Smith acknowledges the group’s recognition of the prevailing plantations conditions and adverse effects on workers (09:12 – 13:06) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Lecturer at the University of Connecticut Dr. Jackie Alexander speaks on the adverse effects of globalization and transnational corporations and international financial systems devaluing the work of women. Tony Fraser reports (13:07 – 15:23) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 23 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 Kosovo War, 1998-1999 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Embargo -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debt -- Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debt cancellation -- Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Aid and development - Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana industry -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana trade -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Women's rights en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Globalization en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana trade -- Costa Rica -- Employees en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 30-09-1999
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


Files in this item

Files Size Format View
CARDCD683_30091999.mp3 1.976Mb Unknown View/Open

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record

Search UWISpace


Advanced Search

Browse

My Account