Caribbean Report 07-03-1994

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.authorKhan, Sharief (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorCooper, Lou Blanc (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBird, Lester (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHector, Tim (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRoberts, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHalls, Robert (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with Yvette Rowe (00:00-00:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Guyana’s Finance Minister Asghar Ali just delivered the second budget of the Jagan administration. Correspondent Sharif Khan reports on the cost saving measures announced in the budget to raise revenue for the cash strapped government (00:28-03:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. As the people of Antigua and Barbuda prepare to go to the polls, many observers will be waiting to see if the issue of corruption has an impact on the outcome. Since the 1970s the ruling Antigua Labour Party has been plagued by corruption. Some of the scandal plaguing the ruling government include the guns for Antigua scandal where a huge cache of ammunition was uncovered on a farm of a Columbian cocaine baron in 1989 and it turns out the arms were being shipped from Israel to Columbia via Antigua. This segment features interviews with British lawyer Lou Blanc Cooper (03:27-05:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Lester Bird talks about the measures his party, the Antigua Labour Party, plans to implement to address corruption if they are re-elected to government (05:04-05:41)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Tim Hector, a journalist discusses how Vere Bird, Snr. has became something of a demi-God who is hard to remove and what he expects will happen in the upcoming general elections in Antigua (05:42-06:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Michael Roberts who looks at the issues being raised by the two parties contesting in the upcoming general elections in Antigua (06:54-09:47)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. The arrival of Haitian refugees to the island of Turks and Caicos is causing serious difficulties. The Minister of Works, Immigration and Labour for the island Robert Hall talks about what measures are being taken to address the issue on the island whose populations is about 14,000 (09:48-12:52)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. The Queen arrived in Freeport, the second city in the Bahamas. She was greeted by a larger more enthusiastic crowd than when she visited Nassau. Vikki Ainsworth reports (12:51-14:49)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. Wrap up and theme music (14:50-15:06)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 06 sec.en_US
dc.format.mediumSound, mp3en_US
dc.identifier.otherCAR 1486en_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.lcshBudget -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshExpenditures, Publicen_US
dc.subject.lcshAntigua and Barbuda -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical campaigns -- Antigua and Barbudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical corruption -- Antigua and Barbudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAntigua Labour Partyen_US
dc.subject.lcshBird, Vere, 1909-1999en_US
dc.subject.lcshBird, Lester Bryanten_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- Turks and Caicos Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshIllegal aliens – Turks and Caicos Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshRoyal visitors -- Bahamasen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 07-03-1994en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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