Caribbean Report 22-07-2002

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.authorWeir, Karen (anchor; correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorVan Felix, Steven (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSawyer, Jerome (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMeade, Ben (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRenwick, David (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. In Guyana, police have launched a manhunt for a group of bandits who have terrorised the town of Berbice. Two persons were shot and killed, and a number have been injured. Colin Smith reports from Georgetown that the attacks took place in apart of Georgetown where the ruling party had just concluded a Congress for party delegates (00:30-02:04)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The police strike that began in Suriname two weeks ago is over. It came a few hours before a judge was about to file a lawsuit on behalf of the Government. The lawsuit was deemed illegal by the Government. Steven Van Felix reporting from Paramaribo, says the police ended the strike and will reactivate all units that were part of it (02:05-04:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Three men on board a Barbados fishing vessel, off the coast of St. Vincent, have been arrested after a British Navy vessel retrieved 100 bags of marijuana weighing 550lbs. A navy spokesman said the drugs were recovered in international waters after being dumped overboard. The Navy ship is in the Caribbean for a counter drugs operation (04:54-05:25)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. A rescue mission has turned into a recovery effort for the bodies of two men who were part of a party of five on a plane. The plane crashed of the Coast of the Bahamas. The United States Coast Guard has recovered the mutilated bodies of the other three. The aircraft was on its way to Palm Beach Florida from Freeport in the Bahamas. Jerome Sawyer, reports (05:26-06:56)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. The government of Grenada has come to the assistance of the of St. Lucia, in what is being considered a clear threat to National Security. The primary threat is at the Main Bridge Street Prison, where there is a history of violent uprisings. St. Lucia sought the assistance of Grenada after they discovered plans for a major jailbreak. The Grenada Marine Police transferred eleven prisoners involved inn the uprisings to the Richmond Hill Prison (06:56-09:05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Johnson and Johnson, an American Company is in the focus of the US Food and Drug Association, (FDA) for alleged irregularities at a Puerto Rico plant. Ben Meade reports that it is unclear what is in the FDA report (09:09-10:44)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, Patrick Manning, is proposing to build a Natural Gas pipeline to supply the Eastern Caribbean. David Renwick, a Trinidadian Energy Columnist in the Trinidad Guardian, says to Karen Weir that it is impractical, and it will not serve the purpose intended (10:48-13:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. Ken Richards reports that some OECS countries have opted to recognise the Republic of China over Taiwan. Taiwan is accusing China of playing dollar Diplomacy to steal away its allies (13:39-15:28)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15min 28secen_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 parties -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAction and defences -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug traffic -- Barbadosen_US
dc.subject.lcshAircraft accident -- Bahamasen_US
dc.subject.lcshWatercraft police -- Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshActions and defencesen_US
dc.subject.lcshNatural gas -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshTaiwan -- Foreign relations -- Chinaen_US
dc.subject.otherViolence -- Georgetown -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.otherPolice strikes -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.otherLabour disputesen_US
dc.subject.otherCounter drugs operationen_US
dc.subject.otherRescue missionen_US
dc.subject.otherMain Bridge Street Prisonen_US
dc.subject.otherSt. Lucia -- Grenada -- Richmond Hill Prisonen_US
dc.subject.otherJohnson and Johnsonen_US
dc.subject.otherFood and Drug Associationen_US
dc.subject.otherDollar diplomacyen_US
dc.subject.otherCoastal surveillance -- Bahamas -- Florida
dc.titleCaribbean Report 22-07-2002en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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