Caribbean Report 13-09-1991

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Caribbean Report 13-09-1991

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Crosskill, Hugh (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Sandiford, Erskine (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Lilley, Peter (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Jarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Baptiste, Sandra (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Holder, Gene (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Nicholls, Neville (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-25T09:23:08Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-25T09:23:08Z
dc.date.issued 1991-09-13
dc.identifier.other CAR0840 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/45159
dc.description Distorted audio at the beginning of the report. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:41) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Barbados Prime Minister, Erskine Sandiford, is meeting with the union officials of the public health sector to persuade them to accept an 8% wage cut which forms part of an IMF structural programme. Interview with Mr. Sandiford (00:42-05:25) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. The growing economic crisis in Jamaica witnesses a further devaluation of the dollar, an inflation rate of 25% and an increase in the price of gasoline up to $20.00 (05:26-06:15) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. British government is resisting a proposed amendment to US regulations governing American trade with Cuba. The Mack Amendment seeks to prevent US companies operating in third world countries from trading with Cuba. Mike Jarvis interviews Peter Lilley, British Trade Secretary, who states that Britain will not support the proposal (06:16-10:56) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. The 15th Annual Caribbean Tourism Conference ended in Caracas today and delegates expressed cautious optimism for the long term prospects of the tourism industry. Sandra Baptiste interviews Gene Holder, Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization and Neville Nicholas, President of the Caribbean Development Bank who comments on the bank’s projected plans to assist with eco-tourism (10:57-13:32) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Two Jamaican policemen are to go on trial for the murder arising out of the shooting at a rally for the ANC President Nelson Mandela last July in Jamaica (13:33-14:03) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. The General Secretary of the Dominica Civil Service Association is anticipating further industrial action by its members who walked off the job yesterday (14:04-14:51) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 14 min. 56 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 Barbados -- Economic aspects en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Wages -- Barbados en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Economic stabilization -- Barbados en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Jamaica -- Economic conditions en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United States -- Foreign relations -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Embargo -- Cuba en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Tourism Organization en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Tourism -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Trials (Murder) -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mandela, Nelson, 1918-2013 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Strikes and lockouts -- Civil service -- Dominica en_US
dc.subject.other Mack Amendment en_US
dc.subject.other Caribbean Tourism Conference en_US
dc.subject.other Dominica Civil Service Association en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 13-09-1991
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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