Caribbean Report 06-12-1991

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.
dc.contributorThe University of the West Indies
dc.contributor.authorGoffe, Leslie (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorJohnson, Peter (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJames , Canute (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorCompton, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSpencer, Baldwin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorCozier, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporation
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The 15th Miami Conference on the Caribbean ends today after a week spent examining the new challenges facing the region. Mike Jarvis reports that it is the impending formation of a North American Free Trade agreement that topped the agenda. Interviews with Peter Johnson, GoffeExecutive Director of Caribbean Latin American Action, the organizers of the conference and Canute James, journalist (00:31-04:13)
dc.description.tableofcontents3. St. Lucia's Prime Minister, John Compton says Caribbean banana producers must keep the Chiquita Brands company at arm’s length. Mr. Compton was reacting to a proposal by Chiquita to assist Caribbean banana producers with financing, human resources and marketing (04:14-05:27)
dc.description.tableofcontents4. In Haiti, hopes for the return of deposed President Jean-Bertrand Aristide have been raised by the arrival in Port-au-France of an OS negotiator, former Colombian Foreign Minister Augusto Ramirez who is trying to break the deadlock over Artistide’s return and the interim government's demand that the OS embargo should be lifted. Report from Michael Norton from Havana (05:28-07:49)
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The Government of Antigua-Barbuda says it will accept between 10 and 15 Haitian refugees, along with the entire Haitian boxing team, which is preparing for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. The leader of the opposition in Antigua, Baldwin Spencer, says government decision to take in Haitian refugees is little more than a token gesture. Mr. Spencer, who is critical of Caricom's approach to the Haitian situation, believes it will take more than an OS embargo to solve the country's deep-rooted problems (07:50-09:27)
dc.description.tableofcontents6. The Jamaican drug gangster, dubbed Yadies by the British police, returned to haunt Britain this week and the Yardies are believed to be trading crack cocaine for British passports and moving in and out of the country. Report from Debbie Ramsome. Telephone interview with a member of the Society of Black Lawyers in London (09:28-13:20)
dc.description.tableofcontents7. West Indies and India played to an exciting start in the opening match of the World Series Cup in Australia. Tony Cozier reports (13:21-14:40)
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 bit
dc.format.extent14 min. 40 sec.
dc.format.mediumSound, mp3
dc.publisherThe British Broadcasting Corporation
dc.relation.ispartofThe BBC Caribbean Archives Collection 1988 - 2011
dc.rightsCopyright British Broadcasting Corporation
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.
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade -- Caribbean Area
dc.subject.lcshChiquita Brands International
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and government
dc.subject.lcshAristide, Jean-Bertrand
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- Haiti -- Antigua and Barbuda
dc.subject.lcshGangsters -- Jamaica
dc.subject.lcshDrug traffic -- Jamaica
dc.subject.lcshCricket matches -- West Indies
dc.subject.lcshCricket matches -- India
dc.subject.otherNorth American Free Trade Agreement
dc.subject.otherBoxing team -- Haiti
dc.titleCaribbean Report 06-12-1991
dc.typeRecording, oral


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