Caribbean Report 15-04-1994

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.authorRowe, Yvette (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCharles, Eugenia (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMaraj, Ralph (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCollymore, Yvette (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with Yvette Rowe (00:00-00:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Trade ministers from the European Union reached a last minute compromise as the banana import regime threatened to block today’s final signing of the General Agreements on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in Marrakesh. The proposal worked out basically postpones the decision which France feared might jeopardize the controversial banana regime which some EU member states object to. Eugenia Charles fears the Windward Islands banana industry is in jeopardy. Debbie Ransome reports (00:33-05:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Ralph Maraj discusses what the GATT means for CARICOM and developing countries. According to him developing countries must ensure that they are represented at the highest levels. He discusses whether the GATT will be good for the Caribbean (05:27-08:16)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Time has not healed the rift created by the split vote to the OAS Secretary General. Despite an earlier CARICOM decision, some member states gave their vote to the Columbia candidate President Cesar Gaviria. The split vote helped President Gaviria attain victory. Yvette Collymore looks at the rift in the Washington diplomatic community (08:17-11:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Nearly half of Guyana’s population falls below the international poverty line. World Bank officials have been meeting in Guyana to try to find ways of dealing with the problem. Bank officials claim that despite recent economic gains, Guyana’s problems are still evident. Orin Gordon comments on the outcome of the meeting with the World Bank officials (11:16-14:11)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. West Indies prospect Cameron Cuffy has been signed by Surrey as the English county’s overseas replacement for the injured English Pakistan Test fast bowler Waqar Younis. Cuffy who captured 24 wickets for the Windward Islands in the Red Stripe Cup, will be on the Oval staff for a year (14:11-14:41) Wrap up & theme music (14:42-1501)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Wrap up & theme music (14:42-1501)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 01 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.lcshCommercial treatiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade -- Economic aspects -- Windward Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational trade -- Developing countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeveloping countries -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshPoverty -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket players -- Englanden_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 15-04-1994en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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