Caribbean Report 12-01-1999

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)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDoole, Clare (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorFrey, Lewis (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBrandt, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJoseph, Emma (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGimbel, Wendy (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. In Haiti last night, President René Préval made an announcement which fell short of dissolving the parliament. Correspondent Michael Norton gives an analysis of the situation (00:28-04:16)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Recent developments in Haiti could have implications for its aspiration to become a full-fledged member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) (04:17-04:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. A Trans-Atlantic trade war is looming over the banana trade. Clare Doole reports that the United States announced that it will ask the World Trade Organization (WTO) to approve its trade sanctions on some European goods, and that the sanctions will be eased once the European Union stops discriminating against Latin American grown bananas. There is now agreement on all sides for a review of the EU’s recent trade reform by a WTO panel (04:32-06:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Montserrat’s Chief Minister, David Brandt, feels vindicated by the coroner’s report on the deaths of nine people during the 1997 eruption of the Soufrière Hills volcano. In an interview Chief Minister Brandt pointed out that if the families of the deceased applied for compensation, there will be no money because even the £75 million allocated to Montserrat by Great Britain for development is insufficient for the needs of devastated Montserrat (06:21-10:23)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Some former US congressmen now visiting Cuba say they support recent measures announced by the Clinton administration for the people of Cuba. Lewis Frey, president of the United States Association of Former Members of Congress, said in an interview that his organization supports the new US measures and it is understandable that the Cuban government is a bit cautious in accepting the measures (10:24-11:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Correspondent Emma Joseph reports on her investigation into the affair between Fidel Castro and Natalie Revuelta in the 1950’s as revealed in letters obtained by writer Wendy Gimbel (11:20-14:43)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. A recap of the main stories (14:44-15:19)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 24 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.lcshPréval, René Garciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti--Politics and government --20th centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti--Social conditions--20th centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti--Commerce--Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Trade Organizationen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade--Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade--Central Americaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade--Europeen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade--United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic sanctions, American--Europeen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic development--Montserraten_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance, British--Montserraten_US
dc.subject.lcshVolcanic eruptions--Montserraten_US
dc.subject.lcshMontserrat--Social conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic sanctions, American--Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba--Foreign relations--United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States Association of Former Members of Congressen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba--Foreign relations--United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic sanctions, American--Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCastro, Fidel, 1926-en_US
dc.subject.lcshGimbel, Wendyen_US
dc.subject.otherBrandt, David S.en_US
dc.subject.otherFrey, Louis, Jr.en_US
dc.subject.otherRevuelta, Natalieen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 12-01-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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