Caribbean Report 18-03-1994

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.authorRowe, Yvette (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorGonzales, Anthony (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMaraj, Ralph (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMorast, Daniel (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Lionel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRamprakash, Mark (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with Carol Orr (00:00-00:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. A public relations group representing Japanese whaling interest has accused the International Wildlife Coalition group of using intimidation tactics against the Caribbean. The International Wildlife Coalition will soon launch a campaign against four Caribbean territories in protest against the country’ stance on whaling. The President of Telepress whose clients include the Japanese Fisheries and the Japan Whaling Association, believes the International Wildlife Coalition is wrong to pressure these Caribbean countries (00:30-03:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The Columbia government has asked Cuba to comment on a charge that leaders of three guerilla movements attended a Latin American revolutionary summit meeting in Havana in January. Cuba has denied the charges but Columbia’s Attorney General says he has proof that there is truth to the charge (03:16-04:57)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. In Washington, US Congressman Charles Rangel now has the task of getting a true figure of Cuba’s alleged human rights abuses. This follows a setting up of two Congressional Committees which considered a bill to lift the Cuban embargo against Cuba. Yvette Collymore reports on the hearing (04:58-07:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. In Anguilla, two former main opposition parties come together to form a coalition government blocking the former ruling party Anguilla National Alliance from a third straight term. The new Chief Minister is Hubert Hughes who served as opposition leader in the last Administration (07:16-07:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. A tumultuous three weeks in Barbados politics has resulted in a stalemate. Problems began when Prime Minster Erskine Sandiford sat on the board of the Barbados Tourism Authority. It was an action which in some quarters was seen as a culmination of a six-month effort by the prime minister to secure his choice of a chief Executive officer for the authority. Bertram Niles reports and Jess Cumberbatch, a senior lecturer in Law at The University of the West comments (07:39-10:57)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. According to Atherton Martin, the Executive Director of the Development Institute in Dominica, the current marketing strategies is creating problems for Windward Island banana producers. According to Martin, the agreement with the fruit marketing company GEEST does not really offer the region’s banana producers the best deal on price. In his interview, Martin talks about why the deal is weighted against the Windward Island banana producers (10:58-13:50)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. West Indies players have withdrawn a threat of strike action ahead of the second test against England. The players including Captain Richie Richardson and Vice-Captain Desmond Haynes demanded an increase in match fees and refuse to sign unless their demands were met. Prior to today’s strike action the West Indies Cricket board of Control had responded by putting replacements on standby (14:22-14:44)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. Theme music (14:45-15:03)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 03 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.lcshFree trade -- Caribbean areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirlines -- Caribbean areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirlines –Managementen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic sanctions -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshChurch charities -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshWildlife conservation -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshWhaling -- Law and legislationen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism – Windward Islands (West Indies)en_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket players -- Caribbean areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshLabor disputes -- Caribbean areaen_US
dc.subject.otherNorth American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)en_US
dc.subject.otherLIAT (Airline)en_US
dc.subject.otherPastors for Peace (Project)en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 18-03-1994en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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