Caribbean Report 15-09-1999

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.authorGordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRobertson, Jessica (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorIngraham, Hubert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNash, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSawyer, Jerome (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorClinton, Bill (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorYearwood, Robin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJames, Timothy (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Frederick (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchors Orin Gordon and Jessica Robertson (00:00 - 00:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Journalists Jerome Sawyer, Debbie Nash reports on the extent of the damage in the Bahamian islands following the passage of Hurricane Floyd. Extensive damage has been caused to buildings, airports, roads, with loss of essential services, impassable roads, lack of communication. Prime Minister Hubert Ingram speaks in parliament about his government’s recovery efforts (00:29 – 04:31 )en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. In south eastern US, preparations are being made for the landing of Floyd described as the biggest storm to hit the US. President Clinton declares states of emergency in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina (04:32 - 05:45)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Athletics governing body IWAF has confirmed that backup samples taken from sprint star Merlene Ottey has tested positive for the ban substance nandalone (05:46 - 06:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Airline consultancy firm Speedway recruited to assist debt ridden airline LIAT will present its report to the board this week. Major recommendations include the hiring of foreign managers for efficiency. Antigua Transport Manager Robin Yearwood discusses the negative effects of privatizing the airline and measures to make the airline profitable (06:04 - 09:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. During the opening day of the state of inquiry into the prison system in St Vincent, Barbadian Jurist Sir Frederick Smith speaks out on his investigation of prison unrest and escaped prisoners (09:27 – 10:04)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Correspondents Jessica Robertson, Keith Stone Greaves and Debbie Ransome reports on the inability to communicate during a hurricane, the importance of amateur radio and the role of internet in opening communication lines. St Lucia ham operator Timothy James discusses the critical role of radio during disasters (10:05 - 15:22)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 22 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.lcshHurricane Floyd, 1999en_US
dc.subject.lcshHurricanes -- Bahamasen_US
dc.subject.lcshHurricanes -- Floridaen_US
dc.subject.lcshOttey, Merlene, 1960-en_US
dc.subject.lcshSubstance abuseen_US
dc.subject.lcshAthletics -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAthletes -- Drug useen_US
dc.subject.lcshLIAT (Airline)en_US
dc.subject.lcshAirlines -- Caribbean Area -- Managementen_US
dc.subject.lcshAmateur radio stationsen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 15-09-1999
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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