Caribbean Report 21-04-1999

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.authorGreaves, Keith Stone (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMeeks, Brian (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorOrr, Carol (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDaniel, Louis (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorTorres, Luis (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorLee, Chelston (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorWalker, Andrew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJoseph, Emma (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. In Jamaica, demonstrations against a government tax increase in petrol continued in several parts of the capital Kingston and outlying areas. The demonstrations involved roadblocks and violent confrontations with the police. An overnight curfew has been imposed. The UK issued an advisory against non –essential travel to the island. Deputy Director of Tourism discusses the short and long and term effects that the unrest is likely to have on the tourism sector. Dr. Brian Meeks of the Department of Government at the UWI Mona analyses the protest action. Carol Orr reports (00:27 - 06: 18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Police in Antigua and Barbuda uncovered a passport scandal involving nationals from the Dominican Republic. Three men have been detained for attempt to defraud the country’s immigration policies. Louis Daniel reports (06: 19 – 07:55)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The Unites States is reviewing plans to use the naval base in Guantanamo Bay Cuba as a camp for Kosovo refugees. Relief agencies have criticised the suitability of the shelter for 20, 000 refugees based on climate and distance from their homeland. Journalist Luis Torres discusses the readiness of Washington to house the refugees. Chelston Lee reports (07: 56 - 11:02)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The International Monetary Fund in a report states that there is consensus that further steps are needed to relieve the debts of poorer developed countries including the Caribbean region. Management at the IMF and the World Bank calls for better debt management in debt ridden countries. Andrew Walker reports (11: 03 – 12: 42)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. A nail bomb planted by a Neo Nazi group named Combat 18 exploded in the multi-ethnic area of Brixton in London. In the US two students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold of the Trench Coat Mafia shot and killed 16 students at their school before committing suicide. Emma Joseph reports on right wing affiliations (12: 43 - 15: 27)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 26 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 -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshProtest movements -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshImmigration enforcement -- Antigua and Barbudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugee camps -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDebt -- Developing countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeveloping countries -- Economic conditions -- Congressesen_US
dc.subject.lcshRight-wing extremists - Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshRight-wing extremists - United Statesen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 21-04-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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