Caribbean Report 14-08-1990

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.authorGoffe, Leslie (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorBinnendijk, Chandra van (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorKhan, Sharief (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorVoss, Gary (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Patricia (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:41)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. After almost three weeks on strike, the Surinamese police return to work on a part-time basis as negotiations with the government continue. The return to work came in light of the government setting up an independent commission to investigate the murder of the police inspector. Chandra van Binnendijk also reports on a recent speech by Desi Bouterse (00:42-02:34)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. In response to a request for support by the Guyana Human Rights Association, the US offers Guyana technical assistance in the run-up to the general election. The Venezuelan President is due to arrive in Guyana this week and can also be drawn into the campaign for free and fair elections. Sharief Khan reports (02:35-06:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Financial News. Gary Voss, President of the Manufacturers Association of Trinidad and Tobago comments on the rebuilding of the country’s economy in the aftermath of the attempted coup (06:31-08:09)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Governments and churches in the Caribbean are being urged not to participate in the celebrations to mark the 500th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus. A resolution to this effect was passed at the 6th Annual Assembly of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples in Norway yesterday. Patricia Fraser, a descendant of the Carib Indians, attended the Assembly as a representative of the Caribbean and stated that Columbus’ arrival was not a discovery but it was an invasion (08:10-10:21)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Haiti’s Council of State, increasingly frustrated by the slow pace of change under President Ertha Pascal-Trouillot, was at the brink of resigning last week. Michael Norton reports that the grassroots organizations in Haiti convinced the Council not to resign (10:22-14:23)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Five more Cubans seeking political asylum entered the residence of the Belgium ambassador (14:24-14:51)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 54 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.lcshStrikes and lockouts -- Police -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Foreign relations -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Foreign relations -- Venezuelaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTrinidad and Tobago -- Economic conditions -- 20th centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshIndigenous peoples -- Caribbean Area -- Anniversaries, etc.en_US
dc.subject.lcshColumbus Quincentenary, 1992-1993en_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Conseil d'Étaten_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.otherHaiti -- Council of Stateen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 14-08-1990en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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