Caribbean Report 22-05-2000

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.authorGordon, Orin (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorGreste, Peter (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMyles, Melinda (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorDurant, Patricia (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorAndrew, Kimberly (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorWeir, Karen (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorTate, Tim (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBarbour, David (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines: (00:00-00:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. There is uncertainty as to whether the new Trade and Aid Agreement between Europe and the ACP can go ahead in Fiji. Tribal leaders are planning to meet to resolve the political crisis caused by the armed takeover of the Parliament building with several Cabinet Ministers inside. Leader of the takeover group is demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister who is from an Indian minority, in favour of an ethnic Fijian. (04:32-05:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. There are 180 countries, including Caribbean countries, that are committing themselves to a new agreement on stopping the spread of nuclear weapons. This is seen as an update to the non-proliferation treaty, and a big step towards a world free of nuclear weapons. (05:19-08:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. In Grenada there are indications that the long labour disputes between government and Grenada Broadcasting Network (GBN) employees are almost at an end. There’s also an impasse between Grenadian nurses and the government over a 17% pay increase. The teachers are also on sick-out. (08:16-09:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. There is a sharp reaction in Guyana to an agreement between the government and an American company to set up a satellite launch pad. The main Opposition Party plans to challenge the agreement in court while the government says the deal is good for Guyana. (09:33-12:07)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. “Pleasure Island is a documentary series on the Jamaican tourism resort of Hedonism II that is currently courting controversy among Britain’s television viewers”. The programme focusses on the intimacy between European and American guests and the Jamaican staff, all in the name of fun. (12:08-15:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The front-running La Valas Party is being accused of alleged massive fraud by the opposition, the day after Haiti’s general election. Voter registration seems to be the biggest issue although prior to the elections the OAS had said that they were satisfied with the registration. (00:31-04:31)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 15 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.lcshElections - - Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshLocal elections - - Corrupt practices - - Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshFiji- - - Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshRacism - - Fijien_US
dc.subject.lcshFiji - - Race relationsen_US
dc.subject.lcshAntinuclear movementen_US
dc.subject.lcshNuclear nonproliferationen_US
dc.subject.lcshLabor disputes - - Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshIndustrial relations - - Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshInvestments, Foreign - - Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana - - Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism - - Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism - - Social aspects - - Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHospital industry - - Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDocumentary films - - Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGrenada - - Politics and governmenten_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 22-05-2000en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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