Caribbean Report 24-07-2003

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.authorNiles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMiller, Errol (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorZuill, Bill (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBlann, Susie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Neil (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBrown, Lambert (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Guyana’s Parliamentary Debate on a controversial constitutional amendment to outlaw sexual discrimination may not be proceeding as planned. The society is divided into supporters and detractors, emotions are rising, and some civic organisations have called for a postponement (00:25:02:52)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The University and Allied Workers Union (UAWU), representing more than half of the workers of Cable & Wireless Jamaica is dissatisfied with the consultation on the impending lay-off. Lambert Brown, the UAWU’s First Vice President explains why. Errol Miller, the Company’s spokesman describes the process being followed (02:53-05:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The governing Progressive Labour Party is seeking a second term in office but opinion surveys suggest that the PLP is up against a strong contender. Bill Zuill of The Royal Gazette discusses the Bermuda General Elections voter turnout (05:25-08:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The Inter-American Development Bank announces almost 200 million dollars in loans for Haiti ending a two-year freeze on lending. Susie Blann reports (08:25-09:39)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Australia’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organization, David Spencer is defending his country’s complaint to the WTO against the European Union sugar market regime. Australia joins Brazil and Thailand in the claim that the EU’s export subsidies distort world sugar trade (09:40-14:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. The United States Coast Guard and US officials return a group of would-be migrants to Cuba. For the journey, floats and a propeller were attached to a Chevrolet truck making it the most creative raft ever used to cross the Florida Strait (14:33-15:30)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.lcshHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianityen_US
dc.subject.lcshGays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGay rights -- Religious aspects -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCable and Wireless, ltd.en_US
dc.subject.lcshLabor union members -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDisplaced workers -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Bermudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVoter turnout -- Bermudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshInter-American Development Banken_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational finance -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshSugar trade -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance, European -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Trade Organizationen_US
dc.subject.lcshIllegal aliens -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshBoat people -- Cubaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 24-07-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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