Caribbean Report 08-10-1991

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.authorCrosskill, Hugh (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorNuttall, Christopher (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRobinson, A.N.R. (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorKhan, Sharief (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorCoore, David (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Haiti's General Assembly, presided over by military commander General Raoul Cedras, has just sworn in Supreme Court Justice, Joseph Nerette as the country's provisional president. Justice Nerette has reportedly been given 90 days to organize a new election under an article of the Constitution that provides for succession in the event the presidency is vacated. The OAS has rejected these developments and has declared it will not recognize a provisional president. Chris Nuttall reports on the current OAS meeting and their proposed course of action, including the United States' position on the restoration of Aristide's administration(00:34-04:51)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister ANR Robinson has reiterated his support for military intervention in Haiti if the OAS decides to pursue that course of action. Prime Minister Robinson is currently on a visit to London and is interviewed by Hugh Crosskill (04:52-07:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The mayor of Port-au-Prince, Evans Paul was beaten and taken away by police last night has been released. The mayor was preparing to leave Haiti to meet with President Aristide in Caracas when he was taken away. He was released 12 hours later with broken ribs and legs (07:34-08:01)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The ongoing controversy surrounding the preliminary voters list for Guyana's upcoming elections continue today with the sudden postponement of a crucial meeting of the rival political parties. Sharief Khan reports from Georgetown (08:02-09:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Returning to Haiti, the OAS foreign ministers have been spending the day meeting behind closed doors in Washington to consider tougher action against Haiti. Telephone interview with Jamaica's Foreign Minister David Coore who states that the committee is considering stringent economic and diplomatic sanctions with the aim of isolating Haiti and the sending of a civilian mission to Haiti (09:55-14:53)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 57 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.lcshCoup d'etat -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshOrganization of American Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshProvincial governments -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshElection monitoring -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSanctions (International law) -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.otherNerette, Josephen_US
dc.subject.otherPaul, Evansen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 08-10-1991en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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