Caribbean Report 19-04-1999

SpecialCollections.repositoryAll 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.contributorThe University of the West Indiesen_US
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHughes, Dominic (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDoyle, Claire (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorQuest, Richard (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Debbie Ransome (00:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Jamaica was hit by a wave of demonstrations triggered by a government hike in gas taxes. Police used tear gas on protestors barricading roads with burning tires and debris. Schools have been suspended, business places closed and there are reports of widespread looting in Montego Bay and Kingston. Carol Orr reports (00: 32 - 02: 27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Trinidad and Tobago National Security Ministry is investigating the circumstances which led to the murder suicide incident at the home of Prime Minister Basdeo Panday. Tony Fraser reports (02: 28 - 04: 05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. A man claiming to represent an extreme rightwing group Combat 18 long associated with racist views planted a nail bomb in Brixton south London. Several persons were injured in the incident. British correspondent Dominic Hughes reports (02: 29 - 05: 30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. A delegation of Caribbean leaders fly to Europe and the US this month to lobby for Caribbean interest in the final leg of the banana trade war. This lobbying effort follows a ruling by the World Trade Organization to allow the US to impose sanctions on selected European Union goods. Saint Vincent Prime Minister Sir James Mitchell discusses the trade ruling. BBC Claire Doyle and business correspondent Richard Quest, and Debbie Ransome provide an in-depth report (04: 06 - 15: 28)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 29 sec.en_US
dc.format.mediumSound, mp3en_US
dc.publisherThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.relation.ispartofThe BBC Caribbean Archives Collection 1988 - 2011en_US
dc.rightsCopyright British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.rights.accessRightsAccess to this collection is available on site at the Main Library, Mona Campus (, Jamaica and The Alma Jordan Library (, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad and Tobago.en_US
dc.subject.lcshStrikes and lockouts -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshProtest movements -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime and race -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Trade Organizationen_US
dc.subject.lcshBananas -- Commerce -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBananas -- Commerce -- Europeen_US
dc.subject.lcshBananas -- Commerce -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana industry -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHate crimes -- Great Britainen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 19-04-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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