Caribbean Report 14-11-1991

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.authorWhitehorne, Pat (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorBasdeo, Sahadeo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGunness, Christopher (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAlarcon, Ricardo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMeeks, Brian (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJagan, Cheddie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMalette, George (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:36)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Cuba intends to press on for an end to the US trade embargo despite the lack of support at the UN. Trinidad and Tobago's Foreign Minister, Sahadeo Basdeo indicated its support for Cuba and surprisingly failed to speak out at the UN General Assembly meeting last week. Christopher Gunness interviews Cuban UN Ambassador, Ricardo Alarcon who stated that Cuba understands the silence of Trinidad and Tobago and the other Caribbean countries due to their relations with the US. Dr. Brian Meeks of the Department of Government, Mona Campus, The University of the West Indies comments on the lack of Caribbean support for Cuba by Latin American and Caribbean countries (00:37-07:02)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Guyana’s opposition party, the People’s Progressive Party, says it will maintain a flexible approach to the forthcoming elections by submitting a list of candidates for the December elections in the midst of a boycott by five other parties fearing a rigged election. Comments from the PPP leader, Cheddi Jagan. The BBC also reported two attempts have been made to sabotage the production of an accurate voters list by trying to wipe off computer data and the rewiring of an electrical system (07:03-09:48)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The UN High Commissioner on Refugees is calling on Caribbean countries to offer asylum to Haitian refugees held on US ships off the coast of Florida. Debbie Ransome interviews UNHCR spokesperson, [Susanna Rower] (09:49-13:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The state of the St. Lucian economy will be a major issue in the next elections. Comments from Deputy Prime Minister, George Malette (13:25-14:25)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. The relations between Suriname and the Netherlands are set to improve when the Ministerial Summit opens on the Dutch Caribbean island of Bonaire tomorrow (14:26-14:58)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 59 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.lcshCuba -- Foreign relations -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEmbargo -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Corrupt practices -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVoting registers -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshBoat people -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshSaint Lucia -- Economic aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshSuriname -- Foreign relations -- The Netherlandsen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 14-11-1991en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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