Caribbean Report 16-11-1999

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Caribbean Report 16-11-1999

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Carle, Lee (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Kraushaar, Karen (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Garth, Leslie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Beckles, Hilary (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Tomlin, Gary (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Gibb, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Farmer, Paul (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-19T13:38:45Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-19T13:38:45Z
dc.date.issued 1999-11-16
dc.identifier.other CAR2972 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/44674
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00 - 00:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Hurricane Lenny threatens Virgin Islands and neighboring countries. All countries remain on hurricane alert. Reporter, Lee Carle WSTA radio in St. Thomas reports on impending torrential rains and effects on territories (00:27 – 03:11) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Cuban President Fidel Castro opens Ibero-American Summit in Havana calling on Latin American countries to unite to protect their independence from US. Cuba will not abandon communism and is not supportive of democratic changes. Tom Gibb reports from Havana (03:12- 05:16) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. In Geneva, a group of protestors were demonstrating against WTO proposals for unrestricted free trade citing this as the main reasons for heavy job losses. Ken Richards reports (05: 17 – 06:27) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. Reports state that parts of rural Haiti has the highest rate of HIV infections in the Americas. Similar figures have been reported for infectious diseases such as tuberculosis. Dr. Paul Farmer specialist in infectious diseases compares infection rates of expectant mothers with figures in neighboring territories and identifies causal factors influencing the spread of the disease (06:28 – 09:48) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Over 200,000 persons have been deported from the US on charges of criminal offences during the 1999 fiscal year according to USCIS report. Jamaica is at the top of the list with 2000 deportees. Immigration and Naturalization spokesperson Karen Kraushaar provides an overview of top ranking nation on the list. Leslie Garth reports (09:49 – 11:31) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. Professor Hillary Beckles, professor of history at UWI discusses why the proportion of high school graduates in English speaking Caribbean who pursue tertiary education is lower than comparable figures in the Americas. He argues that this lower rate of progression is negatively affecting development in the region (11:32 – 15:23) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 23 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 Hurricane Lenny, 1999 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ibero-American Summit, 1999 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Communism -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Emigration and immigration -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Deportation -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Deportation -- United States en_US
dc.subject.lcsh World Trade Organization -- Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International trade en_US
dc.subject.lcsh HIV (Viruses) -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tuberculosis -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh High school graduates -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 16-11-1999
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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