Caribbean Report 29-03-2002

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.authorRichards, Ken (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorRose, Renwick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMeade, Ben (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNeptune, Yvonne (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorHayes, Rosie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorWiltshire, Bernard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNiles, Bertram (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorComissiong, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorWeir, Karen (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMaharaj, Ramesh Lawrence (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The Windward Islands Farmers Association (WINFA) says it supports efforts to help growers in the OECS get into organic production of crops but the association understands the reluctance of some farmers to do so. Ken Richards interviews WINFA Coordinator Renwick Rose (00:28-02:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. In St. Kitts Nevis, OECS Heads of Government resume discussions started in Grenada on telecommunications matters relating to Cable and Wireless. The new Chairman, Kittitian Prime Minister Denzil Douglas, says outgoing Chairman Dr. Keith Mitchell of Grenada will continue to spearhead the OECS negotiating team (02:29-03:05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Britain’s High Commissioner to Guyana, Edward Glover, says the Caribbean region must give priority to international trade rules and transnational crime, focal points of the UK-CARICOM Forum in Georgetown being attended by Britain’s Foreign Minister Jack Straw and a British delegation including: Baroness Valerie Amos; Baroness Patricia Scotland and Home Office Minister Bob Ainsworth. Ben Meade reports (03:06-04:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Haiti’s new Prime Minister says the country is determined to do its bit in the international fight against drug trafficking but Prime Minister Yvonne Neptune says Port-au-Prince is hampered by a lack of resources. Rosie Hayes reports (04:28-05:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. The fate of ten percent of Dominica’s public service workforce hangs in the balance as the Caribbean Development Bank and Eastern Caribbean Central Bank make recommendations the Government is considering, regarding rescuing the island from economic disaster. Bernard Wiltshire a former Attorney General tells Ken Richards while the measures will be unpopular they are necessary (05:55-07:56)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Three Federal law suits claiming as many as 1000 unidentified corporations in the US may have encouraged and profited from slavery are filed in New York seeking unspecified reparations for the 35 million descendants of African slaves. The actions are against the Aetna Insurance Company, the Fleet Boston Financial Services Group and railroad giant CSX. The plaintiff Deadria Farmer-Paellmann is a recent law-school graduate. Bertram Niles reports (07:57-09:13)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Ken Richards interviews David Comissiong of the Commission for Pan-African Affairs in Barbados who says his organisation is watching closely how the US reparations case develops (09:14-11:55)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. The Florida Supreme Court rules that death-row prisoner Krishna Maharaj should be re-sentenced to life in prison. It’s a victory for Krishna Maharaj who was convicted of the double-murder of Derrick and Duane Moo Young. Karen Weir interviews Trinidad and Tobago Former Attorney General Ramesh Maharaj (11:56-14:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents10. A US Department of Agriculture report says high percentages of soybeans and maize grown by farmers in the US will be from genetically modified (GM) crops despite international criticism of GM foods. International, environmental and consumer groups call on the US Government to tighten regulations, siting safety concerns for humans and animals (14:29-15:25)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 25 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.lcshOrganic farming -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshO.E.C.S. (Organization)en_US
dc.subject.lcshTelecommunication -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCable and Wireless (West Indies) Ltd.en_US
dc.subject.lcshMitchell, Keith Claudius, 1946-en_US
dc.subject.lcshDouglas, Denzil Llewellynen_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational trade -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTransnational crime -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshStraw, Jacken_US
dc.subject.lcshScotland, Patricia, 1955-en_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited Kingdom -- Foreign relations -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug traffic -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshCivil service -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshFinance, Public -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Development Banken_US
dc.subject.lcshEastern Caribbean Central Banken_US
dc.subject.lcshActions and defenses -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshAfrican Americans -- Reparations -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSlavery -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshAetna Insurance Companyen_US
dc.subject.lcshFleet Boston Financial Corp.en_US
dc.subject.lcshCSX Corporationen_US
dc.subject.lcshAfrican Americans -- Reparations -- Casesen_US
dc.subject.lcshMaharaj, Krisen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeath row inmates -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshLife imprisonment -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshJudgments, Criminal -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshFarmers -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshTransgenic plants -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSafety Regulations -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshGreen movement -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSoybean -- Biotechnology -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCorn -- Biotechnology -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCapital punishment -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.otherWindward Islands Farmers Association (WINFA)en_US
dc.subject.otherGlover, Edward C.en_US
dc.subject.otherAmos, Valerie Ann, 1954-en_US
dc.subject.otherAinsworth, Robert William, 1952-en_US
dc.subject.otherFarmer-Paellmann, Deadriaen_US
dc.subject.otherMoo Young, Derricken_US
dc.subject.otherMoo Young, Duaneen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 29-03-2002
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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