Caribbean Report 16-08-1990

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.authorWhitehorne, Pat (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorMontague, Michelle (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorKhan, Sharief (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRyan, Selwyn (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMallet, George (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNeita, Hartley (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorIrons, Aggrey (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:37)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Acute shortage of fuel in Haiti brought several Haitian towns to a virtual standstill. Michelle Montague reports from Port-au-Prince that the fuel reserves in the country have been exhausted (00:38-02:45)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. High on the agenda of an upcoming meeting between Guyana’s President Desmond Hoyte and Venezuelan’s President Carlos Perez is an end to the long-standing border dispute. Discussions will also focus on the exchange of bauxite for oil and the establishment of a transmission line from Venezuela to supply hydro-electric power to Guyana. Sharief Khan reports (02:46-04:34)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Financial News (04:35-05:25)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Early election in Trinidad and Tobago has been ruled out due to the extended state of emergency and the general security situation in the country. Dr. Selwyn Ryan, Director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at UWI comments on the calling of a snap election and speculations of a counter coup by members of the ruling National Alliance for Reconstruction party (05:26-08:48)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. St. Lucia’s Trade Minister, George Mallet, states that it’s unlikely that potential foreign investors in the Caribbean will be deterred by the recent crisis in Trinidad and Tobago (08:49-11:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Jamaica’s Michael Manley undergoes prostate cancer surgery in New York and Hartely Nieta reports that the surgery was a complete success (11:27-12:52)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Since January 1990, more than 350 persons have been murdered in Jamaica and the recent stabbing of a ten year old girl over 140 times has revealed a new breed of criminals in Jamaican society. Interview with a Jamaican psychologist, Dr. Aggrey Irons (12:53-14:50)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 55 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.lcshGasoline -- Storage -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Foreign relations -- Venezuelaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshCoup d'etat -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshInvestments -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshManley, Michael, 1924-1997en_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Health -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTeenage girls -- Crimes against -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.otherFuel -- Shortage -- Haitien_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 16-08-1990en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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