Caribbean Report 28-01-2003

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.authorNiles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, Louise (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorChin Lee, Howard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorAustrie, Reginald (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorComissiong, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJob, Morgan (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSingh, Chetram (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorExell, Matthew (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFuentes, Shaun (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The European Union must scale back attempts to push three European tax havens to exchange information on offshore bank accounts. The OECD's insistence that Caribbean offshore centers open up their financial systems come into question. Louise Mitchell, St. Vincent’s Deputy Offshore Finance Inspector says the playing field must be level for Caribbean countries. Bertram Niles reports (00:32-03:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of National Security denies any evidence of an Islamic group planning chemical bomb attacks if there is war with Iraq. Minister Howard Chin Lee says this is another questionable story by reporter Darryl Heeralal. Meanwhile, Britain's travel advisory about possible terrorist attacks in Trinidad and Tobago is said to be unjustified. Bertram Niles reports (03:34-05:17)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. In Dominica, a series of threats forces the authorities to protect the island’s water supplies. Reginald Austrie, Dominica’s Minister for Communications, Works and Housing briefs the media. Meanwhile the leaders of the three political parties have issued a joint statement in the presence of the Republic’s President condemning the threat (05:18-07:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. In Barbados, a small pressure group expresses its opposition to a US led war against Iraq. The trade union arm of the Clement Payne Movement orchestrates a protest outside the US Embassy. David Comissiong, President of the Movement expresses mistrust of the US motive for the impending war. However, Morgan Job, a former Government Minister of Trinidad and Tobago says that the initiative ought to be supported by the Caribbean. Ken Richards reports (07:31-09:52)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. An Australian travel advisory on Guyana is put out because of the escalation in crime. The Australian Cricket Board is seeking assurances for the safety of its players during the Guyana leg of the Caribbean tour. Chetram Singh, President of the Guyana Cricket Board shares his insights on the crime situation with the BBC (09:53-12:46)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Members of the Netherlands Antilles Coast guard call off their five-day strike and return to work after receiving assurances from the authorities that concerns about lower salaries and working conditions will be addressed (12:47-13:12)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Cuba is cracking down on rising drug consumption as officials raid homes in search of narcotics. A government decree empowers the authorities to confiscate houses where drugs are being hidden or consumed (13:13-13:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. Members of Trinidad and Tobago’s national football squad, the Soca Warriors, have announced their intention to strike unless an agreement is reached over their unpaid salaries. Shaun Fuentes, spokesperson for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association says players will receive what is owed as well as new pay packages. The BBC’s Matthew Exell reports (13:31-15:32)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 32 secen_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.lcshTax havens -- European Union countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshConfidential communications -- Banking -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Developmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshChemical weapons -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorism -- Trinidad and Tobago -- Claimsen_US
dc.subject.lcshNational security -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshPresidents -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWater-supply -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBombs -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshOffenses against public safety -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical leadership -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWeapons of mass destruction -- Iraqen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Foreign relations -- Iraqen_US
dc.subject.lcshAustralians -- Travel -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket players -- Australiaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTrinidad and Tobago Football Associationen_US
dc.subject.lcshSoca Warriors (Soccer team)en_US
dc.subject.lcshViolent crimes -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshStrikes and lockouts -- Netherlands Antillesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCoastal surveillance -- Netherlands Antillesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug control -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug utilization -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.otherCoast guard -- Netherlands Antillesen_US
dc.subject.otherProtests -- Barbadosen_US
dc.subject.otherTravel advisory -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.otherTravel advisory -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.otherNational Security ministers -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.otherHeeralal, Darrylen_US
dc.subject.otherOffshore banking (Finance) -- Saint Vincent and the Grenadinesen_US
dc.subject.otherOffshore banking (Finance) -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherDrug surveillance -- Cubaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 28-01-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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