Caribbean Report 15-04-1991

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.authorWhitehorne, Pat (anchor ; interviewer)
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Eddie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorWatty, Claude (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorEsmeri, Antoine (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCompton, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSuratgar, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFranklyn, Michael Sir (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorWells, Bone (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorVager, Sham M.V. (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorCompton, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorTenant, Colin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorDevo, Martin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHunte, Julian (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines by Pat Whitehorne (00:00-00:39)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2.The Democratic Party of Claude Watty may now have to form a coalition government following the recently concluded elections. Eddie Williams reports that an SPA/PDP government may be in the making following the recent results of the elections on the 5 islands that make up the Netherland Antilles(00:39-03:22)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The President of Haiti, Jean-Bertrand Aristide has called on the business community to lend the government money in order to create jobs and fight the high cost of living to boost the government anti treasury. He promised that they will be repaid in 4 years with a 5% interest. Pat Whitehorne spoke with Antoine Esmeri who supports the President’s request (03:23-06:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The West Indian Commission chaired by Sir Shridath Ramphal is having consultations in Britain beginning today. They would meet with a wide cross section of West Indians in Britain. The recurring issue of the role of the CARICOM Secretariat is high on the agenda. Sir Michael Franklyn, President of the West India Committee, believes that the biggest impediment in the development and implementation of regional integration is CARICOM. He notes that there is poor staffing and far sighted policies which are determined by the Heads of Government and there is need to move the headquarters to a more central position. Mr. David Suratga supports Mr. Franklyn’s view. Mr. Bone Wells took up the challenges between the similarities of how some parliaments function on the Caribbean and the workings of the British model, of which they are based (06:25-11:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Work is proceeding rapidly on the tourist development stationed at the foot of St. Lucia’s national treasure, the Pitons. The British developer, Lord Colin Tenant and the Prime Minister of St. Lucia, John Compton, argue that it will bring jobs to the people of St. Lucia. However some citizens do not share the view that they would benefit from this project (11:04-14:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Pat Whitehorne concludes the broadcast (14:39-14:55)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 55 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.lcshNetherland Antilles -- politics and government.en_US
dc.subject.lcshSint Martens -- political aspects.en_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- politics and government.en_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- economic aspects.en_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean community.en_US
dc.subject.lcshRegionalism -- Caribbean area.en_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- St. Lucia.en_US
dc.subject.otherPolitical parties, Netherland Antilles.en_US
dc.subject.otherAristide, Jean-Bertrand.en_US
dc.subject.otherWest Indian Commission.en_US
dc.subject.otherRamphal, Shridath Sir.en_US
dc.subject.otherPitons - St. Lucia.en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 15-04-1991en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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