Caribbean Report 18-12-1998

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.authorAdoo, Claire (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorO'Connell, Patrick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorDupuy, Alex (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAnthony, Kennedy (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCarberry, Lance (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJohn, Llewellyn (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorO'Connell, Patrick (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. There is a call for a review of the European Union trade with Caribbean countries. Ecuador is one of five Latin American banana producers who along with the United States objects to the European Union system of quotas and tariffs for Caribbean bananas. They maintain the EU's efforts to bring its regime into line with the WTO ruling does not go far enough and still discriminates against them. Ecuador's request for a panel to look at the EU's reforms is likely to be tabled at a meeting on Monday. The United States has always indicated it would like a panel but has never made a formal request. Claire Adoo reports from Geneva (00:00-01:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The House of Representatives continues to debate impeaching the President with a Summit of senior figures from the European Union and the United States of America schedule to discuss the escalating trade row between the two sides. Patrick O'Connell reports from Washington (01:19-02:36)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. After eighteen months of stalemate Haiti's Parliament has declared Jacques-Edouard Alexis eligible to become Prime Minister. Haitian Professor of Sociology, Wesleyan University, Connecticut Alex Dupuy is interviewed (02:37-05:59)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. At least four Cubans are known to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Florida on Thursday night (06:00-06:17)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Protest have continued against the government over its handling of the recent crime wave which has gripped Guyana. Lance Carberry of the People's National Congress is interviewed and Colin Smith reports (06:18-08:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Meanwhile St. Lucia's Prime Minister Kenny Anthony has reiterated his commitment to carrying out the death penalty to deal with convicted murderers on the island. Prime Minister Kenny Anthony is interviewed (08:32-10:02)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. In Jamaica, whipping or flogging has effectively been abolished. (10:03-10:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Guyana's parliamentary political parties who contested the last elections have voiced their concerns about a decision not to allow them representation on the country's Constitutional Reform Commission. Vice Chairman of the Good and Green Party LLewellyn John is interviewed (10:30-15:25)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.lcshBanana trade -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshImpeachments -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshDrowning victims -- Floridaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDemonstrations -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCapital punishment -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshFlagellation -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshConstitutions -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical parties -- Guyanaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 18-12-1998
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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