Caribbean Report 23-07-1999

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.authorStone Greaves, Keith (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorElias, Cassius (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHeyliger, Theo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorAndrew, Kimberly (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Agricultural Ministers from the OECS attending a two day conference in Dominica are advocating for options to access the banana markets and diversification strategies for other produce. St. Lucia Agriculture Minister Cassius Elias discusses the island’s preparation for changes in the European Union banana regime and the role of the Windward Islands Banana Developing and Exporting Company (WIBDECO) in diversification and marketing of other non-banana crops in the Caribbean (00:31 - 02:58 )en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. There is widespread criticism aimed at former St. Martin Commissioner on his statements on the crime situation and threat to Tourism in the Caribbean region. Julian Rollocks is quoted in the widely Circulated Conde Nast as characterising St. Lucia as a war zone and his disparaging remarks against Jamaicans. St Maarten Tourism Commissioner Theo Heyliger and BBC correspondent Kimberly Andrew analyses the charges laid in the article (02:59 – 07:35)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. In Guyana parliamentarians are sifting through the report by the Commission appointed to review the country’s constitution after this document was formally laid in the House of Representatives. This review of the constitution was undertaken in response to political and social unrest in the country. Colin Smith reports on the mixed reaction by politicians to the constitutional review (07:36 – 10:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. In Venezuela the electorate is preparing to go to the polls to elect a constitutional assembly. The poll comes seven months after the election of President Hugo Chavez. BBC correspondent in Caracas reports on the endorsement of President Chavez within the assembly council, the power of the assembly to change the political and jurisprudence systems, and constitutional changes (10:16 – 13:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. London’s publicly funded Millennium project to build a Caribbean Heritage Center for the Caribbean community in the sum of nine million pounds has been cancelled by the Millennium Commission as sponsors and members of the Commission are in a legal row with accusations of racism, incompetence and financial non-viability being leveled on both sides (13:55 – 15:19)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 19 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.lcshWindward Islands Banana Developing and Exporting Company (WIBDECO)en_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana industry -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAgriculture -- Caribbean Area -- Congressesen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshConstitutional amendments -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Venezuelaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVenezuela -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshCulture -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 23-07-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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