Caribbean Report 19-10-1999

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Caribbean Report 19-10-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author James, Timothy (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Cliff (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Franklyn, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author McCalla, Johnny (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Greste, Peter (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Springer, Bevan (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Hearst, Randolph (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-18T19:24:41Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-18T19:24:41Z
dc.date.issued 1999-10-19
dc.identifier.other CAR2952 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44653
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00: 27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Advisories have been issued to islands in Central and Northeastern Caribbean regarding the approach of hurricane Jose. National Emergency Management organizations are on full alert, schools are closed and government workers given time off to prepare for the hurricane. Updates on national preparations are shared for three of the affected islands. Timothy James national disaster coordinator for St. Lucia, Anguilla National Disaster chief whip, Wycliffe Richardson and Montserrat Franklyn Michael outgoing Permanent Secretary in Emergency Department (00:28 - 03:54) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Executive Director for National Coalition for Haitian Rights, based in New York Johnny McCalla is attributing the increase in crime and violence as a result of internal power struggle in Haiti (03:55 - 07:21) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Antigua and Barbuda and other Caribbean diplomats are calling on the US Congress to provide resources to assist the Caribbean region with development, specifically as this relates to curbing the transshipment of drugs from South America to North America. President Bill Clinton 12.7 billion dollars aid package to region was not supported by Republicans citing increase in domestic spending. Ambassador of twin islands states Randolph Hearst discusses the impasse. Bevan Springer reports from New York (07:22 - 09:53) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Puerto Rican government officially opposes US presidential enquiry which would recommended that the army continue to use military training facilities on the island of Vieques. New York Councilman Guillermo Linares shares his views on the negative impact of the continued US presence. Peter Greste reports (09:54 – 13:15) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Massive fish kills in parts of region described as a wake-up call for Caribbean to conduct research in the marine environment. An official at the Trinidad PAHO office discusses action plan and infrastructure required to prevent marine disasters. Tony Fraser reports (13:16 – 15:27) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 27 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 -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Haiti -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- Economic assistance en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Navy-yards and naval stations -- Puerto Rico en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fish populations -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Vieques Island (P.R.) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 19-10-1999
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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