Caribbean Report 09-11-1999

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Caribbean Report 09-11-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Robertson, Jessica (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Percival, Bernard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Jarvis, Mike (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Laurent, Edwin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Springer, Bevan (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Gifford, Anthony (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Fred (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-18T22:13:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-18T22:13:55Z
dc.date.issued 1999-11-09
dc.identifier.other CAR2967 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44668
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Jessica Robertson (00:00 - 00:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. A major money laundering operation uncovered in Antigua was led by former Ukrainian Prime minister Pavlo Lazarenko of more than 80 million US dollars . Bernard Percival Chairman of Barbuda and Antigua International Financial Sector Authority voices concerns about similar illegal activities in off -shore banks (00:27 - 03:14) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Miguel Arcangel Pourier tackles mounting financial debt in Netherland Antilles, as he assumes the role of Prime Minister of the Dutch Caribbean. He faces the urgent tasks of eradicating a debt of 2 billion US dollars, dwindling foreign exchange reserves and aid frozen by Holland. Mike Jarvis reports from Dutch St Maarten (03:15 – 05:04) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. A group of regional Caribbean diplomats and officials travelled to Belgium for series of meetings with European Union aimed at reviewing EU funding among small island states and international resources support for small states development challenge. Bevan Springer reports (05:05 – 07:03) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Industry watchers predict that the EU Commission will back proposals to end continuing banana war between US and EU regarding giving Latin America access to quota currently restricted to ACP states. OECS Ambassador to Brussel Edwin Laurent predicts the outcome entails regarding new tariffs (07:04 - 09:55) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Caribbean governments are yet to respond to a recent call by EU for moratorium on executions and abolishing capital punishment. Jamaica based Queen counsel Lord Anthony Gifford and Bahamian opposition senator and human rights activist Fred Mitchell supports EU stance on capital punishment. Orin Gordon reports (09:56 – 15:20) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 20 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 Money laundering -- Antigua en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banks and banking -- Antigua en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Netherlands Antilles -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Netherlands Antilles -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Debt -- Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Developing countries - - Economic assistance en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana industry -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Banana trade -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death penalty -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 09-11-1999
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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