Caribbean Report 31-03-1992

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.authorCrosskill, Hugh (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorKhan, Sharief (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorFrancis, Gloria (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorOmara, Sebastian (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Lionel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. In a press release, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister V. C. Bird announces his resignation and calls on his parliamentary colleagues to set up procedures for electing a new party leader and prime minister. Foreign Affairs Minister Lester Bird and Labour Minister Adolphus Freeland have announced their intention to run for the post. Correspondent Hugh Crosskill reports (00:32-02:16)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The ruling People’s National Congress in Guyana presents its last budget before general elections this year. Correspondent Sharief Khan reports on reactions to the budget (02:17-04:05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Grenadian Gloria Francis, the official responsible for the commodities protocol in Brussels, confirms that false rum marketing is on the rise again in some European states to the disadvantage of Caribbean rum producers (04:06-08:01)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. In Puerto Rico, former Governor Carlos Romero Barceló has been called to testify in a public enquiry into the murder of two pro-independence activists in 1978. Correspondent Sebastian Omara reports (08:02-10:13)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Haitian refugees in Cuba are leaving voluntarily to return to Haiti but are uncertain whether or not they will be allowed to land. Lionel Martin reports (10:14-12:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Correspondent Michael Norton reports on the likelihood of Haitian refugees returning to Haiti on the way from Cuba by boat. The expectation is that they would head to another country (12:16-13:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. The Cuban government seeks cheaper accommodation for its London based embassy. Meantime, the government is continuing efforts to attract foreign investment. More than two hundred investors have signed agreements to create joint ventures on the island (13:28-14:24)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.lcshBird, Vere Cornwall, 1909-1999 -- Resignation from officeen_US
dc.subject.lcshHeads of state -- Succession -- Antigua and Barbuda -- Antiguaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAntigua Labour Partyen_US
dc.subject.lcshBird, Lester Bryanten_US
dc.subject.lcshBudget -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRum industry -- Caribbean Area -- Commercial treatiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical crimes and offenses -- Investigation -- Puerto Ricoen_US
dc.subject.lcshRepatriation -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Foreign relations -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshReturn migration -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshEmbassy buildings -- England -- Londonen_US
dc.subject.lcshInvestments, Foreign -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRomero-Barceló, Carlosen_US
dc.subject.otherFreeland, Adolphusen_US
dc.subject.otherRum industry -- Europe -- Commercial treaties -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherCuba -- Embassy buildings -- England -- Londonen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 31-03-1992en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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