Caribbean Report 29-01-2003

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Caribbean Report 29-01-2003

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Aleong, Conrad (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Abraham, Christopher (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Jagroop, Jagdeo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Anderson, Donald (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Douglas, Denzil (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Ninvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Finisterre, Felix (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Luncheon, Roger (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Smith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Walcott, Clyde (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Blair, Randolph (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-24T17:58:24Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-24T17:58:24Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01-29
dc.identifier.other CAR 3808 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46380
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:29) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Trade Unions representing BWIA workers reject the Company’s decision to retrench one quarter of the six hundred plus employees. Conrad Aleong, Chief Executive Officer says severance packages will be significant. However, Christopher Abraham, ACAWU President and Jagdeo Jagroop, President of CATTU promise to challenge the decision. BBC’s Ken Richards reports (00:30-04:30) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. Knowlson Gift, Foreign Affairs Minister of Trinidad and Tobago meets with his British counterpart Jack Straw concerning a travel advisory based upon perceived terrorist activity. Donald Anderson, MP of the governing British Labour Party believes that the issue may be tricky for the Foreign Office to deal with (04:31-05:51) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. President George Bush requests fifteen billion dollars from the US Congress to help combat HIV/AIDS in those neediest in Africa and the Caribbean. Dr. Denzil Douglas, the CARICOM leader spearheading the fight against HIV/AIDS welcomes the initiative as does the United Nations. Pete Ninvalle reports (05:52-07:02) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. The St. Lucia government intends to fight any domestic telephone rate increases within the OECS by Cable and Wireless as it battles on in an open market. Felix Finisterre, Communications, Works and Public Utilities Minister says that though it appears legal, the Company will have to justify such increases. Pete Ninvalle reports (07:03-09:05) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. There’s sharp reaction to barriers being erected in and around Buxton Village, Guyana, a major flash point for racial and criminal activity. However, Randolph Blair, Chairman of the Buxton National Democratic Council says village authorities were not consulted and this will deepen the racial divide. Dr. Roger Luncheon, Head of the Presidential Secretariat says restriction of movement is lamentable but unavoidable. Colin Smith reports (09:06-11:21) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 7. In sport, FIFA President Sepp Blatter launches an investigation into voting irregularities allegedly involving Caribbean delegates. In cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) will raise concerns about the scheduling of World Cup matches in politically volatile Zimbabwe and in Kenya with its alleged terrorist organizations. Sir Clyde Walcott, former President of the ICC and the West Indies Cricket Board is asked about a West Indies response to security issues in host countries (11:22-14:44) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 8. British nudists are invited to take part in a world record attempt in Jamaica for the greatest number of couples getting married naked. At least fifty couples are expected to tie the knot at Hedonism III Resort, Jamaica. Ken Richards reports (14:45-15:31) en_US
dc.format Stereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit en_US
dc.format.extent 15 min. 31 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 British West Indian Airways -- Personnel management en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Labor disputes -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Prime ministers -- Saint Kitts and Nevis en_US
dc.subject.lcsh O.E.C.S. (Organization) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cable and Wireless, ltd. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Caribbean Community en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Employees -- Dismissal of -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Crime prevention -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Race discrimination -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United States -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Sexually transmitted diseases -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh AIDS (Disease) -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh AIDS (Disease) -- Haiti en_US
dc.subject.lcsh HIV infections -- Prevention en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Foreign ministers -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Terrorism -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cricket matches -- Kenya en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Cricket matches -- Zimbabwe en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Fédération internationale de football association en_US
dc.subject.lcsh International Cricket Council en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Nudists -- Great Britain en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Destination weddings -- Jamaica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Telecommunication -- Saint Lucia en_US
dc.subject.other Aviation Communication and Allied Workers Union en_US
dc.subject.other Communication Transport and General Workers Trade Union en_US
dc.subject.other Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States en_US
dc.subject.other BWIA West Indian Airways Limited en_US
dc.subject.other CARICOM (Caribbean Community) en_US
dc.subject.other Travel advisory -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.other FIFA -- Investigations -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.other West Indies Cricket Board en_US
dc.subject.other World Cup (Cricket) en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 29-01-2003
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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