Caribbean Report 10-07-2003

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.authorNiles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorJarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRaviglione, Mario (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorEdgehill, Juan (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHamilton, Conrad (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Mitzi (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRoach, Bennette (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The government of Montserrat says that ninety-five percent of the country’s agriculture has been destroyed by ash from the Soufrière Hills volcano. As aid pours in, the country is prioritizing a major clean up of roads and buildings. Debbie Ransome addresses the question of whether the authorities were adequately prepared. The Editor of The Montserrat Reporter also weighs in (00:32-04:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. As the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) signals a recovery in the travel industry, one investor in the Bahamas describes a six hundred million dollar expansion to its casino business. Orin Gordon reports on one of the biggest tourism related projects in the Region (04:55-06:47)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The World Health Organization (WHO) calls for tuberculosis drugs to be provided free to patients in developing countries. It says that without such measures TB will inevitably spread at some point to the developing world. Mike Jarvis interviews Mario Raviglione, the Director of the Global TB Programme at the WHO and one of the most cited authors in the TB field (06:48-08:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The Chairman of the Organisation of Churches in Guyana believes that constitutional protection for homosexuals will lead to gay marriages. Bishop Juan Edghill, the Head of the Guyana Council of Churches (GCC) says Christians and other faiths grouped under the inter-religious organization are united in their stance to oppose homosexual rights being enshrined in law (08:30-11:48)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Rastafarians from the Caribbean and further afield are hosting a conference at The University of the West Indies, Jamaica. ‘Rastafari Global Conference’ will have a strong spiritual and political theme with subjects ranging from reparations for the descendants of slaves to the use of ganja in their religion. The five hundred or so Rastas are expected to follow up with an action plan (11:49-13:11)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. In the United States, the murder trial of two sniper suspects will not be heard in Washington so as to ensure that no local residents sit in judgment of either suspect. This follows a judicial ruling that moves the John Allen Muhammad trial from Prince William County to Virginia Beach two hundred miles away (13:12-14:48)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. In cricket, Gus Logie is confirmed as Coach of the senior West Indies cricket team by the West Indies Cricket Board. Logie replaces former Test player Roger Harper (14:49-15:31)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 32 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.lcshCrops -- Effect of volcanic eruptions on -- Montserraten_US
dc.subject.lcshCasinos -- Bahamasen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- Bahamasen_US
dc.subject.lcshTuberculosis -- Transmissionen_US
dc.subject.lcshTuberculosis -- Developing countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianityen_US
dc.subject.lcshGays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRastafarians -- Congressesen_US
dc.subject.lcshMarijuana -- Religious aspects -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSnipers -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshTrials (Murder) -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket coaches -- West Indiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDisaster relief -- Montserraten_US
dc.subject.otherGuyana Council of Churchesen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 10-07-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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