Caribbean Report 07-01-1994

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.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.abstractReports on the call by the Opposition Labour party for a watchdog immigration system following the December 21st decision to detain 190 Jamaican passengers on a chartered flight to Britain. The report also examines the isolation of Jean Bertrand Aristide by politicians in Washington. In addition it looks at the roots of the crime situation in Barbados.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The Opposition government in Britain is calling for the setting up of a watchdog system to deal with immigration issues following the detaining of 190 passengers on a chartered flight from Jamaica to London. Yvette Rowe Interviews Graham Allen, Shadow Home Affairs Minister about why there is need for a new appeals system. Allen believes that there is need for a watchdog g system with the power to put cases right (00:29-4:04)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. A letter regarding the immigration issue which appeared in the Times newspaper, is read by its author, Solomon Malcolm. And relatives and friends of persons detained on the flight from Jamaica were meeting in order put together an action plan to get an inquiry into the incident (4:05-5:05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Discusses the growing unpopularity of exiled President Jean Bertrand Aristide in Washington. Features an interview with journalist Michael Norton in Port au Prince, who talks about the military government’s views on the conference being organized by Jean Bertrand Aristide and what the military government hopes will come out of the conference (5:06-7:09)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Interview with Former U.S. Ambassador Robert White, Centre for International Policy, discusses the structure of the conference which would include the military but the refugee status will be downgraded on the conference agenda (7:09-9:10)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. In this segment Yvette Rowe talks about the report on the banana regime which is set to go before the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade later in the month in Geneva. It is an independent survey which looks at the claims presented by banana producers in the Caribbean, African and Pacific Latin America for access to the European market (9:11-9:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. The crime situation in Barbados on the rise so Orville Durant interviews the Commissioner of Police in Barbados about the situation (9:39-14:40)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Theme music (14:41-14:47)
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 47 sec.en_US
dc.format.mediumSound, mp3en_US
dc.identifier.otherCAR 1445en_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.lcshDeportation -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeportees -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Congresses and conventionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime -- Barbadosen_US
dc.subject.lcshAristide, Jean-Bertranden_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 07-01-1994en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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