Caribbean Report 30-06-1999

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.authorGreaves, Keith Stone (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorChrétien, Jean (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMaharaj, Ramesh Lawrence (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNinvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, James (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00: 32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Canada’s Prime Minister Jean Chrétien confirmed that his country is suspending high level official contact with Cuba due to the country’s human rights record. There has been no official comment from Havana. This diplomatic fallout has resulted in Canadian Ministers cancelling visits to Cuba and the Canadian government reviewing proposals for business and bilateral projects on the island (00:33 - 03:46)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Trinidad and Tobago Attorney General Ramesh Lawrence Maharaj discusses the hanging of state witness Russell Sankarali amidst allegations from the Criminal Bar Association and Sankarali’s lawyers that he was innocent of charges levelled against him. Tony Fraser reports (03: 47 - 05: 59)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Chairman of the Saint Lucia Banana Corporation defends its decision to place tenders for receiving and loading bananas exports. These jobs are traditionally reserved for stevedores and their jobs are now at risk of obsolescence. Pete Ninvalle reports (05: 60 - 08: 05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. CARICOM heads are preparing for its annual meeting in Trinidad and Tobago. Orin Gordon reports on the CARICOM Secretariat release of the itinerary of the meeting which includes free trade pact with the European Union, decline of the West Indies cricket team, changes in the Treaty of Chaguaramas and the establishment of the Caribbean Court of Appeal (08: 06– 13: 43)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. In Anguilla, the opposition political party will boycott all sittings of the House of Assembly until the political impasse has resolved. The four opposition members will continue civil disobedience until Chief Minister Hubert Hughes resigns and parliament is dissolved (13: 44 -14: 17)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. In Jamaica, members of the police service stayed away from offices as part of an ongoing wage dispute with the government. The Jamaica Police Federation, the Union representing the police officers has publicly stated that it is not responsible for protest actions (14: 18 – 15: 22)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 22 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 -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeath row inmates -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshCapital punishment -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights advocacy -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshSankarali, Russellen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana industry -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshStevedores -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Community -- Congressesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Economic conditions -- Congressesen_US
dc.subject.lcshAnguilla -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshStrikes and lockouts -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolice administration -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 30-06-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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