Caribbean Report 01-09-1999 

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.authorStone Greaves, Keith (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMoore, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorDoyle, Claire (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRamphal, Shridath (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHurst, Lionel (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGriffith, Ivor (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorArmstrong, Aubrey (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJeffrey, Henry (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:49)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. BBC Reporter Keith Stone Greaves provides in-depth coverage of the future of the World Trade Organization following the installation of new Director General Michael Moore. Claire Doyle interviews Mr. Moore in Geneva on his long term plans for the organization including his priority for providing resources for small states to improve living standards. CARICOM chief negotiator Sir Shridath Ramphal shares his view on Moore’s role as ‘champion’ of small country interests (00: 50 - 07:49)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. CARICOM countries are actively seeking new mechanisms to solve all aspects of the drug trafficking problems and related crime issues in the region. Antigua and Barbuda US Organization of American States (OAS) Ambassador Lionel Hurst and Professor Ivor Griffith of Florida International University discuss the need for evaluation and certification by countries such as Colombia and Brazil in the fight against drugs (07:50 - 09:42)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Guyana government is aggressively debating a ruling from the Pay Dispute Tribunal which awarded state workers a pay raise of thirty one percent, a six point increase over government original offer of pay hike. Charges were leveled by tribunal chairman Aubrey Armstrong that elements in government were putting undue pressure on him for a decision. Guyana Labour Minister Henry Jeffrey analyses the decision to increase wages (09:43 – 12:43)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The British government introduced new laws cracking down on travelers who misbehave onboard flights. These new legislations follow what is being reported as a four hundred percent increase in air rage. Orin Gordon reports on the plans to publicly disseminate air rage statistics to the travelling public (12:44 – 15:00)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. There are increasing calls from Britain and France to push for tighter control for tax havens located in the Caribbean region. These countries issued a warning that if there is non-compliance by territories in the region a retaliatory ban will be imposed on all financial dealings within the region (15:01 – 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.lcshWorld Trade Organizationen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug traffic -- Caribbean Area -- Preventionen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime prevention -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWage bargaining -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWages -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirlines -- Management -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshAir rage - Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshTax evasion -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTax havens -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 01-09-1999 en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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