Caribbean Report 19-07-1993

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.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorBaptiste, Sandra (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBaccus, Earle (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorCrosskill, Hugh (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorPatterson, P.J. (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorEllis, David (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRowe, Yvette (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBotham, Ian (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Vivian (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. A programme to help Caribbean companies deal with the reduction of the CET is being put together. The Barbados based, CARICOM Export Development Project (CEDP) is hoping to secure 5.5 million US dollars from the European Community to fund its broad based programmes and to improve the initial competiveness of select Caribbean companies. The three main elements of the programme are the enterprise development programme, public sector reform and a financial support package. Interview with Earle Baccus, Project Director, CEDP. Sandra Baptiste reports (00:39-05:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. An agreement reached in New York has paved the way for the ratification of a new Haitian Prime Minister later in the week. Whoever President Aristide chooses, he runs the risk of upsetting certain factions within the Haitian Parliament. As Michael Norton reports, even Aristide’s supporters have their doubts about the frontrunner, businessman and longtime advisor, Robert Malval (05:33-08:12)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Barbados’ new opposition leader is economist, Owen Arthur. Owen Arthur takes over the post from veteran regionalist politician, Henry Ford who retired because of health reasons. Interview with journalist, David Ellis who responded to questions on the Barbados Labour Party’s perspective on regionalism and Owen Arthur’s appeal to prospective voters in the lower stratum of society and young people (08:13-11:45)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Cuba has resumed sugar exports which has been on hold since the tropical storm which devastated the crop, last month. Although loading stations were reopened, the state sugar company, Cubazucar reported that they were operating at 25 percent capacity. Company’s President, Alberto Betancourt had said in June that fulfilling contracts with Russia, part of a sugar for oil deal would be a priority for Cuba when it resumes exports (11:46-12:14)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. England’s cricketer, Ian Botham bowed out of first class cricket, two months ahead of schedule. Botham who first played cricket for England in 1977, represents his country in 102 test matches with more than 5,00 runs, having taken 383 wickets. Interviews with Ian Botham and Viv Richards, friend and former West Indies Cricket Captain (12:15-15:02)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 02 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.lcshCARICOM Export Development Projecten_US
dc.subject.lcshCARICOM Single Market and Economyen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Military relationsen_US
dc.subject.lcshBarbados -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshSugar trade – Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket players -- Englanden_US
dc.subject.lcshArthur, Owen S.en_US
dc.subject.lcshMalval, Robert, 1943-en_US
dc.subject.otherCARICOM Common External Tariffen_US
dc.subject.otherFord, Henryen_US
dc.subject.otherBetancourt, Albertoen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 19-07-1993en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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