Caribbean Report 29-10-1999

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.authorRichards, Ken (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDouglas, Denzil (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHoyte, Desmond (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJagdeo, Bharath (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorAstaphan, Dwyer (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSpringer, Bevan (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorLawrence, Raymond (speaker)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Ken Richards (00:00 - 00:25)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. CARICOM leaders agree at the end of the just concluded Summit to transform the regional cooperative into the 21st century. Plans include restructuring of CARICOM Secretariat, assignment of specific portfolio to individual regional leaders, and creation of a single market economy. Prime Minister Denzil Douglas of St. Kitts/Nevis discusses the restructuring process (00:26 – 03:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The prospects of a scheduled meeting between opposing Guyana political parties remains remote despite CARICOM support for such a move. Opposition leader Desmond Hoyte discusses the impending meeting with President Bharath Jagdeo. Colin Smith reports on the inability of both parties to reach consensus and continuous dialogue (03:55 – 05:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. A proposal to extend trade privileges to African, Caribbean and Pacific States failed to pass in the US Senate. The Caribbean and Central American Relief and Stabilization Bill if passed will reduce duties on range of goods. Democratic senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan discusses the importance of the initiative Leslie Garth reports (05:55 – 07:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The Commonwealth team convened to press for timetable for democracy in Pakistan was unsuccessful. European Union spokesperson discusses the attempts at restoration of democracy. Orin Gordon reports (07:54 – 10:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Officials in St. Kitts Nevis urged Caribbean neighbors to adopt a holistic approach to tourism development. Minister of Tourism Environment and Culture, honorable Dwyer Astaphan stresses need to develop policies aimed at improving natural and human resources. Bevan Springer reports on Tourism Week in St. Kitts-Nevis (10:32 – 13:00)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Dominica Chief Cultural Officer Raymond Lawrence extends well wishes across the region as the island celebrates Creole Day or celebration of “all things Dominican” (language, music, culture). Ken Richards reports (13:01 – 15:30)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 30 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.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Economic integrationen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshACP-Group -- Congressesen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshPakistan -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- St.Kittsen_US
dc.subject.lcshCulture -- Dominicaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 29-10-1999
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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