Caribbean Report 24-06-1992

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.authorRansome, Debbie (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorThompson, Pat (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorKnox, Sidney (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBaptiste, Sandra (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDuncan, Neville (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.descriptionReport ends abruptly.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The CARICOM Council of Ministers Meeting, precursor to the Heads of Government Summit is being held in Trinidad and Tobago this week. Correspondent Tony Fraser reports on the issue of the Common External Tariff (CET) dominating discussions at the meeting. Comments are made by Guyana’s Trade Minister, Winston Murray (00:34-03:07)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The report focuses on issues slated for discussion at the Heads of Government Summit next week and entertains comments from various personalities in the Caribbean as outlined below:en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsi. Officials of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce, Pat Thompson and Sidney Knox continue the discussion on the CET, observing that while lower tariff rates are desirable, the region’s fragile economies must have built-in protections (03:08-04:51)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsii. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste reports on the question of import licenses within CARICOM as this is another aspect of regional trade that is certain to be raised at the Summit. (04:52-07:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsiii. Pat Thompson and Sidney Knox also comment on the ‘Manning Initiative’ - a proposal for an economic union between Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Guyana, noting that it is part of a good case being made for different levels of development within CARICOM (07:25-10:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsiv. Political Scientist, Dr. Neville Duncan responds to the recommendation by the West Indian Commission for the setting up of a CARICOM Commission that would have authority to force the implementation of regional decisions across national borders. He believes that the recommendation would not be adopted at next week’s summit (10:34-13:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsv. Uncertainty exists concerning the attendance of Haiti’s exile President Jean-Bertrand Aristide at the CARICOM Summit in Trinidad (13:25-14:14)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The US Military at its naval base in Cuba repatriates 83 Haitians who were refused permission to pursue asylum claims in the US classifying them as economic rather than political refugees (14:15-14:43)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 47 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.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Common Market. Council of Ministers. Meetingen_US
dc.subject.lcshTariff -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshImport quotas -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshFree trade -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTrinidad and Tobago -- Foreign economic relations -- Barbadosen_US
dc.subject.lcshTrinidad and Tobago -- Foreign economic relations -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic development -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Economic integrationen_US
dc.subject.lcshAristide, Jean-Bertranden_US
dc.subject.lcshRepatriation -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Refugees -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.otherCARICOM Council of Ministers Meeting 1992en_US
dc.subject.otherCommon External Tariff (CET) -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherImport licenses -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherManning initiative -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherCARICOM Commission -- Establishmenten_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 24-06-1992en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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