Caribbean Report 14-01-2000

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.authorHughes, Hubert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFleming, Osbourne (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMatthew, Curtis (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorFrazier, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGoffe, Leslie (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. The Opposition Party in Anguilla does not share the country’s Chief Minister Hubert Hughes allegations that Britain is trying to get him out of office. On Wednesday, the Chief Minister called an election, 4 years ahead of schedule, and announced that his United Party will contest all 7 seats in the March 10 elections. Finance Minister, Victor Banks of the Anguilla Democratic Party resigned over the Chief Minister’s leadership style. This led to breakdown of the coalition between his party and the Chief Minister’s Anguilla United Party. (00:31-03:50)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Fifty five candidates will be fielded in the Dominca’s elections on January 31 by the 3 recognized political parties. With elections less than 3 weeks away, political campaigns are expected to intensify, since the candidates are officially declared. (03:51-06:05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Talks will be held in Brussels next month to decide on trade and aid agreement between the European Union and the Pacific group of countries. The EU is adamant that a clause of good governance be written into the agreement. (06:06-07:55)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Robert Pastor, a former Director of U. S. Affairs on Latin America and the Caribbean is advocating for closer economic and political integration in CARICOM in order to get better deals with the U.S. (07:56-10:10)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Caribbean travel agents reacted angrily to a one third cut in their commission by American Airlines. The promotion of BWIA and Air Jamaica is one proposal being considered for Trinidad and Tobago to continue to act as a hub for passengers on the U.S. to Puerto Rico route. Mr. Samuels thinks the alternative is for them “to find new creative ways to provide additional services”. (10:11-12:45)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Miami’s Haitian community has hailed a decision by the U.S. Attorney General to grant 2 Haitian children humanitarian parole. This allows the 2 to leave Haiti and arrive in the U.S. to reside with their mother for 3 months while her political asylum claim is being decided. The children survived a 4 day ocean crossing from Haiti to Miami in an over-loaded fishing boat with 400 other persons. (12:46-14:51)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Venezuela has decided to disallow further U.S. troops from entering their country to assist them with their recovery programme after flooding. The U.S expressed surprise. (14:52-15:26)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 26 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 - - Anguillaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVoting - - Anguillaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical campaigns - - Anguillaen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections - - Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVoting - - Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical campaigns - - Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance - - Developing countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshLatin America - - Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area - - Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshTravel agents - - Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirlines -- Rates -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirlines -- Rates -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshTransportation -- Tickets -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshAsylum, Right of -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical refugees -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance - - United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance - - Venezuelaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 14-01-2000en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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