Caribbean Report 29-05-1992

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.authorCrosskill, Hugh (anchor ; interviewer)
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, Carlyle (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJames, Canute (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBruney, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorLeyne, Jon (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:35)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Jamaican Finance Minister Hugh Small calls on CARICOM to reduce the top rate of the common external tariff (CET) which currently stands at 45%. Dr. Carlyle Mitchell, Director of OECS Economic Secretariat in Antigua, says the proposal is likely to find favour with the leaders and business community in the sub-regional grouping. Comments are also given by Wendell Mottley, Trinidad and Tobago Finance Minister (00:36-05:10)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The Jamaican budget delivered yesterday promises a lowering of income tax levels, further plans to bring down the rate of inflation and an attempt to achieve a budget surplus. Financial journalist Canute James comments on the government’s financial plans (05:11-07:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Canadian Economist Kari Levitt believes Jamaica has followed the liberalization model too assiduously and is caught in a debt trap brought on by extreme liberalization conditions (07:54-09:46)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Dominica’s opposition United Workers’ Party leads a demonstration against the sale of Dominican passports to Taiwanese investors. Correspondent Mike Bruney reports (09:49-13:08)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Haiti’s ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide meets today with United Nations Secretary General Boutros Boutros Ghali in his bid to get an international blockade of Haiti. Correspondent Jon Leyne reports (13:09-14:37)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Jamaica’s Foreign Minister David Core announces that Jamaica will now take up to 150 Haitians, fifty more than the January quota (14:38-14:51)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 08 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.lcshNon-tariff trade barriers -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Economic integrationen_US
dc.subject.lcshCitizenship -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPressure groups -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDemonstrations -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited Nations -- Foreign economic relations -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshEmbargo -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic sanctions -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Refugees -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.otherCommon external tariff -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherTaiwanese businessmen -- Citizenship -- Dominicaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 29-05-1992en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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