Caribbean Report 17-02-2003

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.authorGordon, Orin (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGoffe, Leslie Gordon (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHayes, Rosie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAmos, Valerie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGonzalves, Ralph (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHughes, Cliff (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorShaw, Audley (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCarberry, E. Lance (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMcLaughlin, Alden (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFerrari, Margaret (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00-00:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Caribbean leaders request the US to slow down its march towards war on Iraq. Ralph Gonzalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines says this was aimed at both US President Bush and Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein. BBC’s Orin Gordon and Tony Fraser report (00:31-03:47)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Jamaica’s Opposition Party, the JLP adds to the pressure to remove Dr. Omar Davies, Finance Minister from office. Dr. Davies is in hot water over his admission about approved spending that gave his party the advantage in a previous general election. Radio Broadcaster Cliff Hughes reiterates the sentiments of MP Audley Shaw, who criticizes additionally the Minister’s poor economic timing (03:48-07:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Guyana’s Parliament will meet at the request of the country’s main opposition party, the People’s National Congress (PNC). MPs are to debate a motion proposed by the PNC as one of urgent national importance. Mr. E. Lance Carberry, Chief Whip of the PNC states that his party is offering the government an opportunity to discuss an impending national crisis. The BBC’s Colin Smith reports (07:19-09:23)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Baroness Valerie Amos, Minister for Britain’s Overseas Territories meets with Cayman Islands officials to help quell the political fallout from a failed money laundering case. Baroness Amos says that she is on board with the concerns about the island’s legislature of the affair. Alden McLaughlin, General Secretary of the Opposition People’s Progressive Movement says that he is unimpressed with the Cayman Islands' handling of the matter (09:24-11:16)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. The black American civil rights organization NAACP is to create a new role for itself whereby it can advise the United Nations, Latin America, Middle East, and the Caribbean on economic and social issues. Margaret Hughes Ferrari, Permanent Representative of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the UN says that some in the international community may have some misgivings about the NAACP but the Caribbean has to take friends where they find them. BBC's Leslie Gordon Goffe reports (11:17 -13:06)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. A fragile, rusty, yet valuable bell more than five hundred years old from one of Christopher Columbus’ ships becomes the object of legal wrangling between Spain and Portugal. The bell was due to be sold but Spanish police seized it after a legal challenge from Portugal. The BBC’s Rosie Hayes reports (13:07-15:30)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 30 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.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Saint Vincent and the Grenadinesen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical corruption -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitics and government -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRepresentative government and representation -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshMoney laundering -- Cayman Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational cooperation -- Saint Vincent and the Grenadinesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSocial movements -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCultural property -- Protection (International law)en_US
dc.subject.lcshAmerica -- Discovery and explorationen_US
dc.subject.otherJamaica Labour Party (JLP) -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.otherGovernment ministers -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.otherPeople’s National Congress (PNC) -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.otherPeople’s Progressive Movement (PPM) -- Cayman Islandsen_US
dc.subject.otherMcLaughlin, Alden McNee Jr., 1961-en_US
dc.subject.otherNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) -- United Statesen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 17-02-2003en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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