Caribbean Report 06-01-2000

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.authorNash, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMaharaj, Rookman (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorStreeter, Olivia (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSimmonds, Shelane (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCruz, Georgina (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorPerez, Nunesco (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGibb, Tom (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFrazier, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorShaw, Roderick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSudama, Trevor (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHughes, Jane (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines: (00:00-00:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Prison authorities in the Bahamas have carried out the execution of David Mitchell for the murder of a German couple almost 6 years ago. Earlier yesterday another prisoner, John Higgs, who was scheduled for execution alongside Mitchell, committed suicide.,. Debbie Nash reports that Mitchell’s execution has made very little impact on Nassau as there was no protests against his execution unlike in previous years. The Caribbean Justice group has been pushing for the abolition of the death penalty in the region. (00:30-05:42)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. “There is strong feeling in the Cuban exile community South Florida about the decision by U.S. immigration to send back 6 year old Elian Gonzalez to his father in Cuba”. There has been demonstrations outside the house where Elian has been with his mother’s relatives in Miami. His mother died in an attempt to reach Florida by boat.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. An outstanding debt of 15 million dollars was compromised by sugar cane farmers in Trinidad and Tobago. As a result, they have refused to cut any more canes until a better price is given before the start of the crucial crop. The farmers remain resolute that if the company does not agree to a substantial increase for the price for each ton of cane, they will strike. (11:18-13:47)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Aviation officials in the US are investigating the second computer failure that has caused serious repercussion flight delays on the east coast. This mishap forced the grounding of many flights. There is much speculation that a Y2K computer problem may be the cause even though the officials think otherwise. (13:48-15:25)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min 25 secen_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.lcshCapital punishmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights – Bahamasen_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational cooperation - - United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSugar workers - - Trinidad and Tobago - - Economic Aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshSugar industry - - Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshSustainable agriculture - - Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshYear 2000 date conversion (Computer systems)en_US
dc.subject.lcshInformation technology - - United Statesen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 06-01-2000en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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