Caribbean Report 16-11-2001

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.authorNiles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorMark, Wade (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorKavulich, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorOswald, Ron (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorAri, Ariel (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorArmour, Carla (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorHolder, Jean (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Esther (speaker)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Ramesh Maharaj losses his attempt to control the name and symbol of the ruling United National Congress (UNC). Tony Fraser reports; UNC Party Chairman Wade Mark speaks on the issue (00:27-02:05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Cuba’s emergency request for US agricultural commodities for the Hurricane Michelle relief programme, is pegged at 30 million dollars. The anchor asked John Kavulich President of the New York based US Trade and Economic Council how much of a window of opportunity this is for United States (02:06-05:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The Netherlands will increase its support for US drug trafficking surveillance in the Caribbean. Geraldine Coughlan reports form the Hague (05:19-06:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Four members of the Grenadian senate walk out of the house to protest proposed amendments to the labour law. Lew Smith reports from St. Georges; Senator Chester Humphrey and the General Secretary of the International Union of Food, Ron Oswald speak on the issue (06:31-07:57)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Businesses and government offices reopen, while most schools remain closed due to a general strike called by the opposition in Haiti’s second largest city. Ken Richards reports while Government official Ariel Ari and journalist Michael Norton speak on these developments (07:58-09:59)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Doctors blame extreme fatigue for the collapse of the Jamaican Prime Minister, P.J. Patterson at a public meeting. Ben Meade reports (10:00-10:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. 5 inmates and 2 prisons officers were killed in Haiti following riots at the national penitentiary (10:27-10:37)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. The US Federal Aviation Administration orders American operators of aircraft similar to the American Airlines Airbus which crashed in New York, to conduct inspections of the aircraft’s tail section (10:37-11:12)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents10. Caribbean travel industry representatives prepare for the challenges ahead, as the World Travel Market comes to a close. Carla Armour, Director of Dominica Tours shares Dominica’s experience. While Jean Holder Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation and Esther Smith, St. Kitts UK Director of Tourism voice similar concerns about flights to the Caribbean (11:13-15:36)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min 36 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.lcshUnited National Congress (Trinidad and Tobago)en_US
dc.subject.lcshHurricanes -- Economic aspects -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDisaster relief -- Cuba -- Assessmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Foreign economic relations -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Foreign economic relations -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Free trade -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug control -- Law and legislation -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshLabor laws and legislation -- Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGovernment, Resistance to -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshAristide, Jean-Bertranden_US
dc.subject.lcshPatterson, P. J. (Percival James), 1935- -- Healthen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrison riots -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshAircraft accidentsen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- Congressesen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirplanes -- Inspection -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.otherIntra-party disagreements (Political parties) -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 16-11-2001
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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