Caribbean Report 15-10-1990

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.authorCrosskill, Hugh (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorCarter, Jimmy
dc.contributor.authorDuncan, Neville (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorCaroit, Jean Michel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSeaga, Edward
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. At the end of Jimmy Carter’s visit to Georgetown yesterday, Desmond Hoyte, President of Guyana, agrees to major changes in Guyana’s electoral system. Jimmy Carter notes that the concessions made by Guyana is a historic step in proving to the world that Guyana is intent on ensuring a process of free and fair elections. Neville Duncan, political analyst and UWI lecturer, expresses his discontentment with the fact that the electoral reforms in Guyana were effected by the US and not the Caricom countries (00:54-07:56)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The ban on ousted Haitian president, Leslie Manigat, has been lifted, despite his refusal to denounce his candidacy for the upcoming elections (07:57-08:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Is it an amnesty or is it a pardon? That was the question raised by Karl Hudson-Phillips, Queen’s Counsel, at the constitutional motion filed by the Jamaat al Muslimeen. Debbie Ransome reports from Trinidad and Tobago (08:54-10:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The commanders of the Dominican armed forces issued a joint statement underlining their support for the democratic system and reaffirmed their loyalty to President Balaguer. Jean Michel Caroit reports that the publication of the statement was prompted by rumors of a military coup (10:54-12:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. In a radio broadcast, the leader of the opposition in Jamaica, Edward Seaga, issued a stern warning to anyone who attempts to create more internal problems in the Jamaica Labour Party. He also outlined his reasons for taking action against the five disgruntled MPs in his party, known as the Gang of Five (12:21-14:55)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 57 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.lcshElection monitoring -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Foreign relations -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Foreign relations -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPresidents -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshManigat, Leslie François -- Exileen_US
dc.subject.lcshCoup d'etat -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshAmnesty -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshDominican Republic -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshJamaica -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical parties -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshJamaica Labour Partyen_US
dc.subject.otherJamaat al Muslimeen -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 15-10-1990en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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