Caribbean Report 04-11-1999

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Caribbean Report 04-11-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Richards, Keith (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Anthony, Kenny (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Pierre, Philip (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Nimvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Boyle, Ken (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Monroe, Trevor (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Fraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Townsend, Lyle (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-18T21:56:13Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-18T21:56:13Z
dc.date.issued 1999-11-04
dc.identifier.other CAR2964 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44665
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Ken Richards (00:00 - 00: 28) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. European Union draft resolutions at the United Nations calling on all states to suspend or abolish capital punishment. Caribbean diplomats are paying close attention to the long-term implications of these resolutions (00:29 - 02:04) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. A meeting of officials from Los Angeles, United States and Caribbean is currently scheduled for Washington DC with its focus on combatting trafficking and consumption of illegal drug trade (02:05 – 02:47) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Caribbean and African manufacturers are to benefit from expanded access to US market after US Senate approve new trade bill which removes tariffs on imports of clothing into the US. The bill has strong backing of President Bill Clinton. St Lucia Prime Minister Kenny Anthony discusses the Caribbean Basin initiative, a similar bill which did not benefit the Caribbean region. Orin Gordon reports (02:47 – 04:39) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Employees of regional Caribbean airline LIAT will present a rescue plan for the airline’s economic woes at the company’s shareholders meeting. This plan is in direct response to Speedway report and recommendations of a drastic reduction in the work force. LIAT Shop steward in St. Lucia and Civil Aviation Minister Philip J Pierre analyses situation and offers solutions to recommendations offered. Pete Nimvalle reports (04:40 - 07:16) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. The role of the opposition in the Caribbean is analyzed in Kingstown St. Vincent following opposition and friction in the Unity Labour Party member Stanley John stance on policy of boycotting state functions. Deputy leader of the ULP Ken Boyle and Trevor Monroe reader in government and politics at Mona Campus in Jamaica highlight the role of opposition political parties in Caribbean politics (07:17 – 11:48) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. In Trinidad and Tobago accusations has been leveled against government Minister Ganga Singh for influencing charges against trade union leaders. General Secretary of Communication Workers Lyle Townsend discusses claims of political interference and intimidation of workers. Tony Fraser reports (11:49 – 14:20) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. In Bonn Germany ministers concluded a meeting on climate change and drafted pledges on polices to damaging green house emissions which can lead to global warming (14:21 – 15:30) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 30 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 Capital punishment -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug control -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug control -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Commerce -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Area -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh LIAT (Airline) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines -- Caribbean Area -- Management en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Trade unions -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Climate change -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Global warming -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 04-11-1999
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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