Caribbean Report 02-03-1999

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.authorGreaves, Keith Stone (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDoyle, Claire (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorO'Connell, Paddy (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorPierre, Philip J. (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHanna, Tony (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGreaves, Keith Stone (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDupuy, Alex (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHelps, Horace (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The ongoing banana row between the US and the European Union (EU) has launched the World Trade Organization (WTO) into uncharted legal territory. The WTO accepted a request by the EU challenging the legality of US imposed sanctions. BBC correspondent Claire Doyle reports from Geneva on the WTO rulings. BBC economic affairs correspondent Paddy O’Connell reports on negotiations to avoid a full scale trade war (00:28 - 04:06)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Saint Lucia Tourism Minister Philip J. Pierre discusses the unwillingness of the country to pay a 1.5 million dollar subsidy to American Airlines for a second consecutive year. Ken Richards interviews the Minister on how the loss of subsidy will affect tourism in the island (04:07 - 07:01)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The market price for sugar, the key export earner for many Caribbean countries, has fallen to its lowest price in twelve years at 65 cents per pound. London based International Sugar Organization (ISO) is blaming the decline on economic turbulence in Asia and Russia. Tony Hanna a senior economist with the ISO provides an analysis on countries seriously affected by the fall in sugar prices (07:02 – 09:08)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Political tension increases in Haiti in the wake of the murder of a prominent Senator, Jean-Yvon Toussaint. The opposition party the Struggling People's Organization (OPL) has broken dialogue with President Preval on the country’s political crisis. Keith Stone Greaves interviews Haitian expert Alex Dupuy about the political stalemate in the country (09:09 – 12:06)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. West Indies cricket selectors announced major changes in the team selected to play Australia in the first test series in Port-of -Spain Trinidad and Tobago. Horace G. Helps journalist at the Antigua Sun newspaper criticises the team selection. The Cricket Board announced the adoption of an official anthem ‘Rally around the West Indies’ written by David Rudder (12:07 – 15:21)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 22 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.lcshBananas -- Commerce -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBananas -- Commerce -- Europeen_US
dc.subject.lcshBananas -- Commerce -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSubsidies -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshToussaint, Jean-Yvonen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket -- Tournaments -- Australiaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket -- Tournaments -- West Indiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSugar -- Pricesen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 02-03-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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