Caribbean Report 12-07-2002

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Caribbean Report 12-07-2002

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Weir, Karen (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Trinidade, Austin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Deallie, Christopher (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Meade, Ben (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Manning, Patrick (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Ramphal, Shridath (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Clinton, Bill (speaker)
dc.contributor.author Purcell, Martine (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2018-04-03T14:02:27Z
dc.date.available 2018-04-03T14:02:27Z
dc.date.issued 2002-07-12
dc.identifier.other CAR3666 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/45555
dc.description Brief distortion of audio during segment 4. en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:00-00:25) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Former Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj, leader of Team Unity, march to Port of Spain to try to force Mr. Patrick Manning, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, to call an early election. It is the view of the opposition groups that he is in office illegally and the Prime minister states that he will not be forced into calling early elections (00:26-02:40) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. There is a shortage of trained nurses at the San Fernando General Hospital. Many have left to work in hospitals in the US, leaving behind some of their colleagues to face the brunt of the staff shortage. Dr. Austin Trinidade suggested that the Government of Trinidad and Tobago offer better incentives to the nurses, such as specialized training and better wages (02:41-05:07) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. A fire caused by electrical fault gutted three businesses in Grenada’s capital, St. Georges. The businesses affected are Jonas Bowne and Hubbard, Rudolph Restaurant and Courts Grenada. Approximately 150 workers will be affected by this and the Government of Grenada will stand to lose revenue as a result of the fire. Comments from Christopher Deallie, President of Grenada's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (05:08-08:04) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. At the UN AIDS Conference in Barcelona, Spain, a deal was signed with six pharmaceutical companies and 16 Caribbean countries. US President Bill Clinton expressed the view that world leaders need to do more to curb the spread of AIDS. He will be forming the World Leaders AIDS Action Network together with Nelson Mandela and other leaders attending the conference. Ben Meade reports (08:05-10:12) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Former Commonwealth Secretary Sir Sridath Ramphal will be consulting with the Government of Belize, the Opposition, civil organizations and the community to discuss proposals for the settlement of the border dispute with Guatemala (10:13-11:14) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. A new law passed in Bermuda will allow foreigners, who have lived there for 20 years to acquire Bermudan status. Four hundred national will be able to vote, work and retire there. However, the person applying for citizenship must be at least 40 years of age. Comments from a chartered account, Martine Purcell (11:15-13:49) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. The borough of Lambeth in London, where many West Indians reside has been described as one of the worst areas as far as robberies are concerned, which was up by 28%. The authorities have been blamed for neglecting health care and employment which give rise to crime. Ken Richards reports (13:50-15:25) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 29 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 Trinidad and Tobago -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Demonstrations -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Politics and government en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Politicians -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Maharaj, Ramesh Lawrence, 1945- en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Nurses -- Employment -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hospitals -- Medical staff -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime -- England -- London en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Belize -- Boundaries -- Guatemala en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Guatemala -- Boundaries -- Belize en_US
dc.subject.lcsh AIDS (Disease) -- Prevention en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Citizenship -- Bermuda Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime -- England -- London en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fires -- Grenada en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Boundary dispute en_US
dc.subject.other San Fernando General Hospital en_US
dc.subject.other United Nations AIDS Conference en_US
dc.subject.other Team Unity -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.other World Leaders AIDS Action Network en_US
dc.subject.other West Indians -- Crime -- London en_US
dc.subject.other Fire damages -- Grenada en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 12-07-2002
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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