Caribbean Report 09-05-1997

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.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorPanday, Basdeo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorKnight, K. D. (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Derrick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNinvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorLansico, Romanas (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJoseph, Emma (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.abstractUnited States President Bill Clinton is expected to arrive in Barbados later today to attend the Summit with Caricom leaders. On the agenda would be the Bridgetown Declaration and the Plan of Action. Topics to be dealt with are trade enhancement, the peculiar problems of smaller economies and the challenge they face and human resources development. For the Heads of Government of the Windward Islands it is the United States attitude to the banana industry which is the main priority. Next, Jamaica’s Minister of National Security was forced to cancel his trip to Barbados because of gun violence in West Kingston that left four people dead and at least nine wounded. Next, there is disagreement in St Lucia today over the supervision of an election code of conduct. The governing United Workers Party and the Opposition of an election code of conduct. The governing United Workers Party and the Opposition Labour Party signed an agreement promising to fight clean elections. Finally, the black cowboys of America are having their rodeo week in Texas. Many of them are the descendants of the Buffalo soldiers as they are called. The men who first fought in the United States army some one hundred and fifty years ago, former slaves.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Caribbean Community tune into Barbados for the historic summit with President Bill Clinton. Vincentian Prime Minister, Sir James Mitchell and Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister Basdeo Panday are interviewed (00:28-06:13)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Jamaican minister dismisses suggestlion of political motives behind the Tiffany Gardens operations. Minister of National Security Kadi Knight and Derrick Smith, Labour Party spokesman on National Security are interviewed (06:14-10:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The supervision of an election code of conduct has brought disagreement in Lucia. Minister of Tourism, Romanas Lansico is interviewed and Pete Ninvalle reports (10:04-12:19)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Tracking the descendants of the Buffalo soldiers. Emma Joseph reports (12:20-12:27)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 27 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.otherCaricom Summit.en_US
dc.subject.otherClinton, Bill.en_US
dc.subject.otherGun violence -- Barbados.en_US
dc.subject.otherElections -- Code of conduct -- St Lucia.en_US
dc.subject.otherBuffalo Soldiers.en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 09-05-1997en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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