Caribbean Report 02-09-1999 

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.authorStone Greaves, Keith (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHurst, Lionel (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJeffrey, Henry (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorPollydore, Joseph (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGibb, Tom (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMoore, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRamphal, Shridath (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Keith Stone Greaves (00:00 - 00:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The United States is committed to the multilateral evaluation mechanism aimed at tackling the drug problem and related crime issues in the hemisphere. Representatives from thirty four OAS member countries are in Ottawa Canada to finalise policies within this new initiative. Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs at the State and other senior US government official comment on the US strategy of certifying countries perceived as cooperative in eliminating drug trafficking in the region. Antigua/Barbuda US OAS Ambassador Lionel Hurst discuss the future evaluation mechanisms including new methods of data collection, distribution and review of countries’ drug plan (00:29 - 04:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Guyana Labour Minister Henry Jeffrey rules out seeking a loan from the International Monetary Fund or World Bank to pay the wage hike as recommended by the Pay Tribunal to state workers in Guyana. Joseph Pollydore former Secretary of Guyana Trade Union Congress speaks on the trade union response to the non-commitment of payment by the government. Colin Smith reports from Guyana on the effects of a large pay increase on the economy (04:27 - 08:01)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. A two day meeting of Finance Ministers gathered in opened in Cuba today. This meeting is perceived as a precursor to the main summit of the Spanish-speaking bloc of countries which will take place in Havana in November 1999. Tom Gibb reports from Havana (08:02 – 09:55)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. World Trade Organization Director General Michael Moore outlines his vision for the organization working with small states and ensuring that smaller vulnerable economies are allowed to engage and profit from a system designed to achieve higher living standards. CARICOM chief negotiator Sir Shridath Ramphal calls for wider support and new lobbying tactics in order for Caribbean countries to push for changes in rules and legislation within the WTO (09:56 - 13:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. West Indies are on a winning streak having won their one day match against Zimbabwe on their current cricket tour in Singapore. Orin Gordon reports on the match (13:54 – 15:36)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 36 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.lcshDrug traffic -- Caribbean Area -- Preventionen_US
dc.subject.lcshWage bargaining -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWages -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Trade Organizationen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeveloping countries -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket -- Zimbabwe -- Tournamentsen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 02-09-1999 en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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