Caribbean Report 11-10-1999

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Caribbean Report 11-10-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Joseph, Emma (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Jarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Arthur, Owen (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Ingraham, Hubert (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Nash, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Chastanet, Allen (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Van Sertima, Lawrence (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Springer, Bevan (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-18T16:46:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-18T16:46:55Z
dc.date.issued 1999-10-11
dc.identifier.other CAR2946 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44642
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Emma Joseph (00:00 - 00:27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Attempts to avert a fiscal crisis aimed at reducing a public debt of two billion US dollars in the Netherland Antilles have resulted in a government collapse. Prime Minister Susanne Camelia-Römer resigned and dissolved the six party coalition government. The austerity package listing drastic cuts in civil service was rejected by some members of coalition government. Mike Jarvis reports from St. Maarten (00:28 – 04:50) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Parliamentarians from 80 sovereign states are in the Bahamas for the 29th session of African Caribbean and Pacific States and European Union joint assembly. Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham Ingram opened the session and underscored the vulnerabilities of small island states including post hurricane reparation and lack of single market economy in the Caribbean region. Debbie Nash reports from Nassau (04:51 – 07:08) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Prime Minister of Barbados Sir Owen Arthur is proposing a sub- regional maritime organisation as the first step in increased cooperation among members of the OECS citing among reasons limitation of existing maritime space and lack of security measures in place to protect maritime environment (07:09 – 10:02) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Eastern Caribbean Express has been identified as a new airline carrier launched to service the eastern Caribbean. The new airline is a private sponsored venture of Air Jamaica/Sandals owner Butch Stewart. The airline will service Tobago, St. Vincent, Grenada, St. Lucia and Dominica from its main hub in Barbados. Allen Chastanet Air Jamaica Vice President of Marketing and Sales discusses the effects of new airline on other regional airline LIAT Bevan Springer reports (10:03 – 11:58) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. The Convention for International Trade and Endangered species has instituted an immediate ban on export of Guyana wildlife. Trade must be better regulated. Exporter of wildlife Lawrence van Sertima comments on wildlife trade and industry as providing employment and earning revenue in Guyana. Colin Smith reports from Georgetown (11:59 – 15: 29) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 29 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 Netherlands Antilles -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Netherlands Antilles -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines -- Caribbean Area -- Management en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Marine resources conservation -- Law and legislation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Endangered species -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.other Eastern Caribbean Express en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 11-10-1999
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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