Caribbean Report 05-05-1992

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.authorJarvis, Mike (anchor ; interviewer)
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Lionel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGunness, Christopher (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBrathwaite, Nicholas (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBaptiste, Sandra (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, Keith (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.descriptionReport ends abruptly.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Cuba reports losses amounting to twenty billion dollars as a result of a thirty year old United States trade embargo. Correspondent Lionel Martin gives details (00:39-02:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Cuba asks the United Nations Security Council to condemn the United States for allegedly encouraging the 1976 bombing of a Cuban flight over Barbados in which 73 people died. BBC UN Correspondent Christopher Gunness reports on the outcome (02:31-06:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Military exercises in the Caribbean involving more than thirty thousand American servicemen is creating concern in Cuba. Criticism over the ocean venture exercises is published in the official newspaper Granma (06:04-06:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Grenadian Prime Minister Nicholas Brathwaite turns down wage demands of unions saying the economy cannot support them. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste reports on opposing points of view regarding acceptance and non-acceptance of the IMF’s structural adjustment plans for Grenada by Prime Minister Brathwaite and Opposition Leader Keith Mitchell (06:34-10:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. A report commissioned by former Prime Minister Michael Manley recommending ways to improve the role and functions of the government of Jamaica has been given to Prime Minister P. J. Patterson. The recommendations range from maintaining the current free market system to greater accountability at all levels of government (10:21-10:50)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. A senior regional environmentalist calls for an environmental protection agency in the Caribbean (10:51-10:57)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent11 min. 01 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.lcshEmbargo -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Foreign relations -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRevenue -- Losses -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshAircraft accidents -- Investigation -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited Nations. Security Councilen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States. -- Army -- Officers -- Training of -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGranma -- Periodicalsen_US
dc.subject.lcshStructural adjustment (Economic policy) -- Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshStrikes and lockouts -- Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGrenada -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational Monetary Funden_US
dc.subject.lcshGovernment accountability -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshJamaica -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshEnvironmental protection -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherAmerican soldiers – Training -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherWage negotiations -- Grenadaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 05-05-1992en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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