Caribbean Report 25-04-1991

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.authorPatrick Soraya (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorCaroit, Jean Mitchel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAndrews, Hughey Rev. (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRodney, Carl (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMyers, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGoffe, Leslie (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines by Patricia Soriah (00:00-00:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Jean Mitchel Caroit reports that 23 persons were accused and arrested for selling and buying children In the Dominican Republic. Among those arrested are parents and several traffickers. The head of the ring is a lawyer Tenure Gonzales, who has fled the country (00:31-01:55).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Pete Myers reports that in Columbia, police and drug control officials from more than 30 countries, are meeting to formulate joint plans to combat the cocaine trade. New smuggling routes in Columbia and the financial operations of drug traffickers are revealed. Representatives from the Bahamas and Jamaica are attending this meeting (01:56-03:35)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Prime Minister of Haiti, Rene Preval announced on Tuesday that attempts are being made to destabilize the government of President Aristide. Michael Norton reports that numerous fires and attempts of mug violence have taken place recently in Haiti. The government has alerted the country to be vigilant and to cooperate with the army, as there appears to be an attempt to threaten constitutional order (03:36-07:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The news of Reverend Al Sharpton’s visit to Britain has caused controversy across the country where the Daily Mail newspaper warns the British immigration services not to let him into the country. Leslie Goffe reports on the fuss that this is causing on the Caribbean community in Britain and speaks to Reverend Hughey Andrews and Carl Rodney (07:39-13:12).en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Shortly after the throne speech was delivered by the Governor General, Sir Edward Zacker, it was revealed that Jamaica will spend an increase of 3 billion dollars in its 1991/92 estimates of expenditure. Zacker’s speech called for the regularization and liberalization of the economy to be accelerated. Jamaica is also seeking to increase local and foreign investments with more trade in the east and the establishment of an Embassy in Japan (13:13-14:40)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 40 sec.en_US
dc.format.mediumSound, mp3en_US
dc.publisherThe British Broadcasting Corporation
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.lcshHuman trafficking -- Dominican Republic.en_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug control -- Caribbean area.en_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug control -- Columbia.en_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- political aspects.en_US
dc.subject.lcshJamaica -- economic aspects.en_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational trade -- Jamaica.en_US
dc.subject.lcshReligous leaders -- United States.en_US
dc.subject.otherDrug trafficking -- Caribbean area.en_US
dc.subject.otherAristide, Jean-Bertrand.en_US
dc.subject.otherSharpton, Al Rev.en_US
dc.subject.otherZacker, Edward Sir.en_US
dc.subject.otherGonzales, Tenure.en_US
dc.subject.otherPreval, Rene.en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 25-04-1991en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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