Caribbean Report 15-06-1999

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.authorRichards, Ken (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorLewis, Laurie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorCaroit, Jean Michel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorPantin, Dennis (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGreaves, Keith Stone (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorYearwood, Robin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorOrr, Carol (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Vivian (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Ken Richards (00:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Police fired teargas on violent demonstrators in the Guyanese capital of Georgetown in the latest standoff in support of a strike staged by public sector workers. Police Commissioner Laurie Lewis discusses the protest action. Colin Smith reports (00:27 - 04:35)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. A flu epidemic in the Dominican Republic claims the lives of seventeen elderly persons. Jean Michel Caroit reports on the flu outbreak and its debilitating impact on a large cross section of the population including schools, offices, factories and the response by the Ministry of Health (04:36 – 06:39)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The Windward Island Farmers Association commissioned a study on the Caribbean banana industry in the wake of the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling in favor of the US and its Latin American partners. Keith Stone Greaves reports on the study which solicited the views of all non-governmental bodies in the region and sought to identify alternatives to the banana industry in the region and the likely impact of the WTO ruling. Dennis Pantin Economist at the UWI, and chief researcher discusses the significance of this comprehensive review of the banana industry in the region (06: 40 - 08:56)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Antigua Aviation Minister Robin Yearwood meets with LIAT officials to discuss the problems the airline is currently experiencing as a result of non-payment of salaries to its workers (08: 57 - 11:07)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. In Jamaica, the government efforts to speed up the execution of condemned prisoners has been ineffective as an Appeal Court panel ruled this move as unlawful and unconstitutional. The inmates have been issued instructions to make petitions to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Carol Orr reports (11:08 -12: 34)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. West Indies Cricket coach Sir Vivian Richards advocates for radical changes to be adopted by selectors of the West Indies cricket team. Orin Gordon reports on the upheaval in West Indies cricket (11:09 – 15: 27)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 26 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 -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshProtest movements -- Guyanaen_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.lcshLIAT (Airline)en_US
dc.subject.lcshDeath row inmates -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights advocacy -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCapital punishment -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket -- Tournaments -- West Indiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket -- West Indiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshInfluenza -- Government policy -- Dominican Republicen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 15-06-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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