Caribbean Report 15-01-2003

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Caribbean Report 15-01-2003

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dc.contributor The University of the West Indies en_US
dc.contributor.author Meade, Ben (anchor)
dc.contributor.author Richards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Gordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.author Fortune, Angelo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Persaud, Robert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Carrette, Cyril (interviewee)
dc.contributor.author Corbin, Robert (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatial Caribbean Area. en_US
dc.creator The British Broadcasting Corporation en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-24T17:58:38Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-24T17:58:38Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01-15
dc.identifier.other CAR3798 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/46381
dc.description.tableofcontents 1. Headlines (00:26) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 2. Antigua, one of the Region’s main hubs for air travel suffers badly from a bout of industrial action for higher wages and address of health concerns. BWIA and American Airlines flights are among the carriers affected. Passengers at Antigua’s V.C. Bird International Airport comment in this Ken Richards report (00:27-02:53) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 3. A body scanner installed at Curacao’s Hato International Airport to help fight drug trafficking to Holland stirs up controversy. Some officials such as the island’s Minister of Health are protesting that the machine will expose passengers to dangerous levels of radiation. Orin Gordon reports (02:54-04:24) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 4. Junior doctors at Trinidad and Tobago’s major hospitals are off the job and demanding fair contracts. Several senior doctors have tendered their resignations. Dr. Angelo Fortune, Vice President Medical Professionals Association (MPATT) states that current contracts are inadequate for doctors' professional and financial needs (04:25-07:38) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 5. In Guyana, three men are held with high powered arms and sophisticated electronic equipment and granted bail. Spokesman Robert Persaud presents the Working People’s Alliance party views on crime. Robert Corbin, leader of the People’s National Congress meets with the Commissioner of Police and is interviewed by correspondent Ben Meade (07:39-13:36) en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents 6. Dominica police are viewing seriously a death threat made against Alix Boyd Knights, Speaker of the House of Assembly (Parliament). A threatening letter was accompanied by an unknown white powdery substance. Cyril Carrette, Assistant Superintendent confirms the ongoing investigation to BBC’s Ben Meade (13:37-15:31) 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 Hospitals -- Medical staff -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Violent crimes -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Criminal justice, Administration of -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Death threats -- Dominica en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Politicians -- Guyana en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines -- Caribbean Area -- Management en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airports -- Security measures -- Caribbean Area en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- Netherlands Antilles en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Drug traffic -- Curaçao en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Airlines -- United States -- Management en_US
dc.subject.other Doctors -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.other Protests -- Antigua en_US
dc.subject.other Protests -- Trinidad and Tobago en_US
dc.subject.other People’s National Congress (Guyana) en_US
dc.subject.other Working People’s Alliance (Guyana) en_US
dc.title Caribbean Report 15-01-2003
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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