Caribbean Report 15-10-1999

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Caribbean Report 15-10-1999

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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 Fletcher, Pascal (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Brabant, Malcolm (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Mullings, Seymour (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Niles, Bertram (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Samuel, Wendell (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-18T17:18:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-18T17:18:02Z
dc.date.issued 1999-10-15
dc.identifier.other CAR2950 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44651
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. In Cuba at least 5 persons have been killed, buildings damaged cane fields devastated, power shortages and interruption in communications following the passage of Hurricane Irene. The storm also brought rains and high winds to Florida. Authorities including Governor Jeb Bush issued warnings to residents in the Keyes. Reporter Pascal Fletcher reports from Havana. Reporter Malcolm Brabant reports from Miami (00:29 - 04:36) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Jamaica foreign Affairs Minister Seymour Mullings is attributing Jamaica’s securing one of five seats on the prestigious UN Council as a result of the support from other Caribbean countries and shares his views on the role of Jamaica within the Council (04:37 - 06:35) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Jamaica is closing its embassy in Moscow. The decision is part of the government review of overseas representations and high costs associated with the continued operations of overseas consulates (06:36 – 07:15) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. CARICOM officials meet in Barbados to discuss the mysterious fish kill in eastern Caribbean waters over the past month. Fish is a major part of Caribbean diet and provides revenue for Caribbean fishermen in the region. Experts at the Institute of Marine Affairs in Trinidad prepare for the meeting and are conducting research. Bertram Niles reports from Barbados on the possible cause of the death of the fishes and precautions to be heeded. Tony Fraser reports on the possible links to beach whales and water temperature in Tobago coastlines (07:16 – 11:17) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. One hundred public and private sector officials from the eastern Caribbean and North America ended a developmental conference in St. Kitts hosted by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. Delegates reviewed fiscal matters including economic reform and economic competiveness. Dr. Wendell Samuel senior researcher at the bank discusses fiscal transparency (11:18 – 13:22) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. In Haiti gunman shot and wounded head of the Judicial police Andre Marysol in an ambush near his home. Marysol was instrumental in the success of joint drug operations sting Columbus in cooperation with the US (13:23 – 14:09) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. In a report submitted to comply with the UN conventions against torture there is admission by US authorities to instances of torture in the country despite strict prohibitions and strenuous precautions against such abuses. Problem areas identified include police abuse, overcrowding in prisons, lack of adequate resources by police and prison guards (14:10 – 15:24) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 24 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 Hurricanes -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricanes -- Florida en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hurricane Irene, 1999 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Diplomatic and consular service en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Whales -- Conservation en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish population -- Caribbean Area -- Measurement en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Torture -- United States en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 15-10-1999
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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