Caribbean Report 06-02-1992

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.authorRansome, Debbie (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorAbrams, Elliot (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBarnes, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorChetty, Shawn (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRamphal, Shridath (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.abstractThe decision to relax the trade embargo against Haiti by the Bush administration is defended by Elliot Abrams, United States Assistant Secretary of State for Latin American Affairs. Legal council to ousted President Jean Betrand Aristide believes that the longer President Aristide remains out of office, chances for his re-instatement are diminished. There are reports on the repatriation of Haitian refugees and views expressed by lawyers of the United Nations High Commission for refugees. Finally the 40th anniversary of the reign of the Queen in Britain is reported on.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:35)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Interview with U.S. assistant secretary of state for Latin American Affairs, Elliot Abrams who defends the Bush administration decision to relax the trade embargo against Haiti, as it had failed to achieve its stated objective (00:36-05:13)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Report on the view of the diminishing chances of a return to power of ousted Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide, as expressed by Michael Barnes, former chairman of the U.S.House sub-committee on the western hemisphere and legal council to President Aristide (05:1-08:42)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Report on the views held by lawyers of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees that the United States did not contravene the 1951 Convention by repatriating Haitian refugees, but the Geneva based agency is urging the United States to stop the return of Haitians on Human Rights grounds. Interview with Shawn Chetty, Deputy Director of the division of International protection of the U.N. Refugee Commission is aired and further reports are made on the continued repatriation of Haitian refugees (13:03-14:58)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Report on the observation of the 40th anniversary of the reign of the Queen in Britian and views aired of United Kingdom and Commonwealth citizens on the meaning of the monarchy, including that of Sir Shridath Ramphal, former Commonwealth secretary General as well as the views of the editor of the London based Caribbean Times newspaper (13:03-14:58)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 03 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.lcshHaiti -- Foreign relations -- United States.en_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Commerce.en_US
dc.subject.lcshAristide, Jean-Bertrand.en_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights -- Caribbean Area.en_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- Haiti.en_US
dc.subject.lcshMonarchy -- Great Britain.en_US
dc.subject.otherTrade embargo -- Haiti.en_US
dc.subject.otherRepatriation -- Haitian refugees.en_US
dc.subject.otherBritish Queen.en_US
dc.subject.otherBritish monarchy -- Anniversary.en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 06-02-1992en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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