Caribbean Report 04-01-2002

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.authorHayes, Rosie (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorLindquist, Bob (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMorean, Glenda (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, Keith (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorManning, Patrick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Neil (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDiaz, Jose (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorKavulich, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJoseph, Emma (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. A Canadian forensic accountant Bob Lindquist has begun the preliminary investigation in Trinidad and Tobago into allegations of corruption under the previous administration. The Attorney General Glenda Morean comments that the investigation is still at an early stage (00:31-02:01)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Patrick Manning seeks to reassure the country that it has a functioning government as former Prime Minister Basdeo Panday refuses to take on the role of Opposition Leader and talks of alternative government. Ken Richards reports as Grenadian Prime Minister Keith Mitchell expresses concern about the political uncertainty in Trinidad and Tobago (02:02-04:21)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The French Overseas Territories in Guadeloupe and St. Martin are feeling the effects of widespread black outs, once again as workers at the electricity company were back on strike. Neil Nunes reports that tourism has been badly hit and the situation remains tense (04:22-06:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The United Nations states that a document to tackle the issue of race and xenophobia is ready for endorsement by the General Assembly. All the members have agreed to the wording to be used concerning slavery and the slave trade. Jose Diaz, spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights comments on the document (06:32-09:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. American businessmen including members of Congress are expected to visit Cuba at the end of March. John Kavulich, President of the U.S.-Cuba Trade and Economic Council in New York comments on whether the visit is another sign of improving relations between Cuba and the US in the face of the 40 year old American embargo (09:28-12:46)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. US Senator Arlen Specter visiting Cuba has indicated that President Castro will not oppose the US proposal to take suspect members of the Al Qaeda organisation to Guantanamo base. This is the first time that Castro did not protest the use of the American base for non-military purposes (12:47-13:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Cubans are being advised not to eat pork and avoid violence and anger if they are to survive what is predicted to be a dramatic year of tragedy. Emma Joseph reports on the Yoruba priest's gloomy prediction (13:16-15:15)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 15 secs.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.lcshPolitical corruption -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshMisconduct in office -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshForensic accounting -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshTrinidad and Tobago -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical stability -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshLegitimacy of governments -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshLabor disputes -- French overseas departmentsen_US
dc.subject.lcshIndustrial relationsen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- French overseas departmentsen_US
dc.subject.lcshFrench overseas departments -- Social conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshSlave tradeen_US
dc.subject.lcshRace discriminationen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Foreign relations -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Foreign relations -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Foreign relationsen_US
dc.subject.lcshMilitary bases, American -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDetention of persons -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Religious life and customsen_US
dc.subject.lcshSanteria -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Social conditionsen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 04-01-2002en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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