Caribbean Report 28-02-2002

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.authorChristie, Perry G. (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorEllis, David (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMiller, Billie Antoinette (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorSchweimler, Daniel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMcCormack, Michael (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorPaul-Parks, Gina (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHayes, Rosie (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The Bahamian Prime Minister, Herbert Ingram leaves for the Commonwealth Summit having suffered a defeat in the referendum for constitutional change. Perry Christie, Leader of the Opposition comments (00:25-04:13)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Barbados Foreign Minister, Billie Miller, makes it clear that Barbados opposes the decision by Britain, its European partners and the US to impose sanctions on Zimbabwe as a result of reports on human rights abuses to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) (04:14-06:11)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Up to twenty-one Cubans remain hold up in the Mexican embassy in Havana after ploughing through the gates with a stolen bus. The Cuban government blames the United States sponsored radio station, Radio Marti, for the incident involving asylum seekers who are responding to rumour that the Mexican authorities are going to allow Cubans into their country (06:12-08:08)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. A statement from the Foreign Ministry in Georgetown says that Guyanese deported from the United States for their involvement in criminal activity will now receive certain benefits from the United States government. Colin Smith reports and the Head of the Guyana Human Rights Association Mr. Mick McCormack comments (08:09-10:07)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. An appeals court in the United States overturns a conviction of three, New York police officers for the torture of a Haitian immigrant. The attack on Abner Louima at a police station sparked demonstrations and accusations of wide-spread racism in the New York police. Gina Paul Parks, Acting Director of the National Coalition for Haitians (NCHR) in New York gives her reaction (10:08-13:22)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. New figures from the United Nations Population Division indicate that people are living longer and that over sixties can out-number children as a proportion of the world’s population within the next fifty years, placing a growing financial burden on a smaller working population (13:23-15:23)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 23 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.lcshReferendum -- Bahamasen_US
dc.subject.lcshConstitutional amendments -- Bahamasen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic sanctions -- Zimbabween_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights -- Zimbabween_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- International relations -- Mexicoen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical refugees -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEmbassy buildings -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRadio stations -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeportees -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshJudgments, Criminal -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolice brutality -- Cases -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshRacism -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshPopulation agingen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Population Divisionen_US
dc.subject.otherCommonwealth Ministerial Action Group on the Harare Declarationen_US
dc.subject.otherRadio Martien_US
dc.subject.otherGuyana Human Rights Associationen_US
dc.subject.otherDeportee benefits -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.otherNational Coalition for Haitiansen_US
dc.subject.otherLouima, Abneren_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 28-02-2002
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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