Caribbean Report 05-08-2003

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.authorJarvis, Mike (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHamilton, Conrad (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHeusner, Karla (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorPoggiali, Barbara (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorGibbs, Stephen (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBaguer, Nestor (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorCason, James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNiles, Bertram (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBernal, Richard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorAnthony, Kenny (speaker)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister, Dr. Kenny Anthony says his country will not be leaving the World Trade Organization despite the decline of the country's banana industry. Dr. Richard Bernal, Director-General of the Caribbean Regional Negotiating Machinery (RNM) is concerned that the Caribbean’s special needs are not being adequately addressed (00:30-04:47)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The United States wants to boost investment ties with the Dominican Republic. The Bush administration says it will launch negotiations for free trade agreements to phase out tariffs and boost investment ties with Bahrain and Santa Domingo. Ken Richards reports (04:48-06:04)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Concerns are being raised in Jamaica about the inability of police to establish motives for murders. As yet, there are no reasons for fifteen percent of the recent murders. Conrad Hamilton reports from Kingston (06:05-07:56)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Parliamentarians in Belize receive their first pay raise in over twenty years. The House of Representatives approves increases of up to three hundred percent. Karla Heusner comments on reactions of people to the news (07:57-10:44)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Cable and Wireless announces its appointment of a Director as it addresses a growing competitive threat to its Caribbean operations. Barbara Poggiali will take up the job as Mobile Group Director focusing on the Caribbean, Macau and Panama (10:45-11:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Following the arrest and imprisonment of seventy-five dissidents in Cuba, the opposition movement is struggling to re-group as it deals with infiltration by state security agents. Nestor Baguer speaks and James Cason, Chief, US Interests Section is interviewed in this Stephen Gibbs report (11:28-13:48)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Fire destroys all the records of the Suriname General Population and Housing Census, the first to be conducted in Suriname for more than twenty years. Bertram Niles has this and other stories (13:48-15:32)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 32 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.lcshBanana trade -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshFree trade -- Dominican Republicen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolice -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshLegislators -- Salaries, etc. -- Belizeen_US
dc.subject.lcshCable & Wireless (Firm)en_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical persecution -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDissenters -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSuriname -- Census, [2003]en_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Trade Organization -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshACP Groupen_US
dc.subject.lcshMurder -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.otherFree trade -- Negotiations -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 05-08-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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