Caribbean Report 27-04-1994

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.authorRansome, Debbie (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorManley, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBruney, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorLegg, Paul (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRowe, Yvette (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGardner, Myrna (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGrant, Verne (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHaynes, Rosie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorAmbrose, Curtley (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorLamb, Alan (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCrosskill, Hugh (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with Debbie Ransome (00:00-00:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Michael Manley, head of the Commonwealth team observing South Africa’s elections said an international monitoring force should be mounted to help quell post-election violence. Former Jamaica Prime Minister spent most of the day observing the turnout as elderly, ill and disabled voters turned out on the first day of South Africa’s first multi-racial elections. Michael Manley comments that there should be a small but alert presence of international persons for the first few months after the election to let everyone know the international community is supporting what is happening (00:33-04:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. In Dominica, angry bus, truck and taxi-drivers took to the streets to protest the increase in the motor vehicle taxes. Police reacted by using tear gas. Protesters blocked the road around the capital. Mike Bruney reports (04:04-06:25)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The resignation of Ambassador Lawrence Pezzullo, Clinton’s special envoy to Haiti, is to be announced. The Ambassador has been criticized in recent weeks both by human rights groups and supporters of the President’s own Democratic Party over the administration’s failure to return Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power in Haiti. Paul Legg reports from the State Department in Washington (06:26-08:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Three British officers are to be prosecuted for the manslaughter of Jamaican Joy Gardner who collapsed and died after being detained under a deportation order. Two officers, Linda Evans and John Burrell have been served summons. A third officer is to be served. Yvette Rowe reports (08:25-09:40)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Joy Gardner’s mother, Myrna Gardner, regards the decision to prosecute the three officers as a victory. Verne Grant of the Opposition Labour Party, Guyanese-born MP says Joy Gardner’s death should lead to greater accountability on the part of Britain’s immigration services (09:41-10:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. The President of Zambia is currently of Zambia, Frederick Chiluba, is currently in Cuba on a five-day visit. He received a warm welcome on arrival. While in Cuba, the President is expected to discuss the possibility of establishing further co-operation in the sugar cane industry, sport and medicine. Rosie Haynes reports (10:34-12:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. In cricket, North Hamsphire’s captain Allan Lamb could hardly contain his anger with West Indies fast bowler Curtley Ambrose after the teams’ six wicket loss to Middlesex in the Benson and Hedges Cup. Ambrose failed to arrive in the UK for the start of the season. Hugh Crosskill reports (12:34-14:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. Wrap up & theme music (14:39-15:01)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 01 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 -- South Africaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDemonstrations -- South Africaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolice brutality -- Englanden_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Foreign relations -- Haitien_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 27-04-1994en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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