Caribbean Report 07-04-1997

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.authorGordon, Warren (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorPilgrim, Errol (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGoffe, Leslie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAleong, Conrad (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCarrington, Edwin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorLaw, Bernard (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.abstractIn Trinidad and Tobago another member of the opposition People’s National Movement has defected to the government. Next, the United States may soon find it easier to get the Dominican Republic to return suspected criminals who commit crimes in the US and then flee home to the Caribbean. Next, plans have been approved by the Dutch Antilles parliament to save Curacao based Antillean Airlines. Next, in Haiti there was a low voter turnout on Sunday for the local elections. A US observer describes the situation as a lost opportunity to boost democracy. Next, talks are ahead in Tobago in preparation for the upcoming external negotiations for a Lome successor agreement. Next, a US cardinal hopes that next year’s papal visit to Cuba will enhance the role of the church there. Next, the crisis over Rhodesia’s Unilateral Declaration of Independence and the Commonwealth’s response at the time are among secret and restricted files that are now being made available to the public. Concluding, a row is continuing between the Antiguan Cricket Association and two newspaper journalist covering the fourth test in St Johns. They were again evicted today from the press box by Antiguan police after defying an Antiguan Cricket Association band on them.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Another PNM defector joins Trinidad and Tobago's governing UNC party. Errol Pilgrim reports (00:29-03:39)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. In the Dominican Republic laws are being introduced which are intended to soften laws which forbid the extradition of Dominican citizens to the United States. Leslie Goffe reports (03:40-05:37)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Antillean Airlines to cut more than a hundred jobs in a bid to survive and fine-tuning a regional approach. Conrad Aleong, President of ALM is interviewed (05:39-08:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Low voter turnout for elections in Haiti (08:27-09:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. A successor agreement to Lome IV. Edwin Carrington, Secretary General is interviewed (08:27-09:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. A papal visit to Cuba next year may enhance the role of the church there. Cardinal Bernard Law of Boston is interviewed (12:22-14:06en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Previously closed files from the archives of the Commonwealth Secretariat for the 1964-1966 period could now be accessed by scholars (14:07-14:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. 8. A row is brewing between the Antigua Cricket Association and two newspaper journalist (14:32-15:30)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 30 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.otherPeople's National Movement -- Trinidad and Tobago.en_US
dc.subject.otherOjar-Maharaj, Deodath.en_US
dc.subject.otherCriminals -- Dominican Republic.en_US
dc.subject.otherAntillean Airlines.en_US
dc.subject.otherElections -- Haiti.en_US
dc.subject.otherLome IV.en_US
dc.subject.otherPapal visit -- Cuba.en_US
dc.subject.otherUnilaterial Declaration of Independence.en_US
dc.subject.otherAntigua Cricket Association.en_US
dc.subject.otherHolder, Keith.en_US
dc.subject.otherHelps, Horace.en_US
dc.subject.otherCricket-- West Indies.
dc.titleCaribbean Report 07-04-1997en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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