Caribbean Report 21-07-1999

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.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMirfield, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRobinson, Julian (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorClarkson, James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Lew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHenry, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorShaw, Audley (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. In Haiti, President Renee Preval, acting on the advice of an independent electoral council has approved a law calling for parliamentary elections in November. This decision is expected to resolve the political stalemate which has paralysed the country since the disputed election results in 1997. A CARICOM team headed by St. Vincent Prime Minister Sir James Mitchell is in Haiti on a fact finding mission. Correspondent Michael Norton reports on the effect of the new law on the election process (00:30 – 03:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Jamaica’s High Commission David Mirfield in London discusses the long term effects of a call by the British Conservative party for tougher immigration controls on Jamaican’s entering the country as a long-term crime fighting measure. Conservative MP David Lidington analyses the imposition of the controversial visa restrictions on travelers from Jamaica. Chairman of the People’s National Party affiliates in London Julian Robinson calls for a long-term socio-economic solution in integrating ethnic minorities into a multiracial Britain. Ken Richards reports on the political and ethical upheavals of yardie violence in Great Britain (03:29 -07:43)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. In Grenada the US Ambassador to the Eastern Caribbean is defending US policy to deport criminals who are not US citizens back to their country of birth. Grenada Assistant Commissioner of Police James Clarkson echoes concerns of enacting the new policy. Lew Smith reports (07:44 – 09:34)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Guyana’s Prime minister Janet Jagan left Guyana to travel to the US to undergo further medical tests for what government officials describe as a heart problem. In her absence Sam Hines will act as President. Colin Smith reports on growing concern of Mrs. Jagan health since she was hospitalized on June 30th (09:35 – 11:19)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Suspended deputy leader of the Jamaica Labor Party (JLP) Michael Henry discusses his suspension for one year and perceived threat to party leader Edward Seaga. JLP General Secretary Audley Shaw discusses the issues of leadership and discipline within the party (11:20 – 14:11)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Cuba announced legislation to control building and repair of small boats around its shores. This is part of a government led effort in Havana to curtail illegal migration into the US. The new law requires citizens to obtain permission from port captains for operations and movement involving boats. Failure to comply can result in heavy fines and confiscation of vessels (14:12 – 15:21)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 21 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.lcshElections -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshEmigration and immigration -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshGangsters -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeportation -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshJagan, Janeten_US
dc.subject.lcshJamaica Labor Partyen_US
dc.subject.lcshEmigration and immigration -- Cubaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 21-07-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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