Caribbean Report 13-02-2003

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.authorNiles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBlann, Susie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Neil (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGonzalves, Ralph (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSears, Alfred (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBlunkett, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorWescott-Williams, Sarah (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSimmons, Ernest (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGarcia, Joe (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHooper, Carl (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Bertram Niles (00:00-00:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Ten years after the proposal was first made, CARICOM leaders must re-think the establishment of a commission to ensure that the integration group can implement its decisions. The proposal is discussed at a special meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government as a follow-up to an initiative of Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Patrick Manning. Ralph Gonzalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent is interviewed and the BBC’s Tony Fraser reports (00:28-03:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The Financial Action Task Force, the watch dog of global money laundering is about to announce its latest list of non-cooperative countries which includes two Caribbean nations. Alfred Sears, Attorney General of the Bahamas who is also Chairman of the Financial Action Task Force is hopeful that one of the two will be de-listed soon (03:33-06:50)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. A major political standoff in the Netherlands Antilles threatens the future of the five-island federal government and it is about the handing over of shares of the national public utilities company GEBE Power Plant. Sarah Wescott-Williams, Sint Maarten Democratic Party leader and coalition partner is interviewed and Ernest Simmons, State Secretary explains his ideas for a resolution. The BBC’s Neil Nunes reports (06:51-09:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. In Britain, police officers stand guard at Gatwick airport where the north terminal was closed for six hours due to a terrorist alert. According to Britain’s Terrorism Act, police arrested a thirty-seven year old Venezuelan man when he arrived from Columbia with a live grenade in his luggage. David Blunkett, Home Secretary describes the incident as a real and serious threat. Bertram Niles reports (09:28-10:04)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Cuban exiles in Florida appear more willing than before to have dialogue with Castro’s government according to two new polls. Joe Garcia, Executive Director of the Cuban American National Foundation expresses his views about whether this shift could become problematic. The BBC’s Bertram Niles reports (10:05-13:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Recently released census figures in Britain show that the number of people from ethnic minorities raised from six percent to nine percent between 1991 and 2001. The census also reflects that a new category of mixed race has been added to the census form. BBC correspondent Susie Blann reports (13:27-14:50)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. In cricket, West Indies Captain Carl Hooper is desperate to find a bowler to stand the floor when his team concedes. This follows the West Indies’ first 2003 Cricket World Cup defeat by New Zealand. BBC correspondent Bertram Niles reports (14:51-15:25)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.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Saint Vincent and the Grenadinesen_US
dc.subject.lcshMoney laundering -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshExiles -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshExiles -- Miamien_US
dc.subject.lcshElectric utilities -- Netherlands Antillesen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitics and government -- Saint Martin (Netherlands Antilles)en_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorism -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorism -- Preventionen_US
dc.subject.lcshMinorities -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Cup (Cricket)en_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket players -- West Indiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshManning, Patrick A. M. (Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning), 1946-2016en_US
dc.subject.otherCARICOM -- Meetingsen_US
dc.subject.otherGonsalves, Ralph Everard, 1946-en_US
dc.subject.otherDemocratic Party -- Sint Maarten (Netherlands Antilles)en_US
dc.subject.otherGEBE (Gemeenschappelijk Electriciteidsbedrijf Bovenwindse Eilanden) -- Sint Maarten (Netherlands Antilles)en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 13-02-2003en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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