Caribbean Report 31-07-2003

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.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorLampitt, Harley (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorEdwards, Raymond (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAli, Linda (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorCrooks, Paul (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorCanty, Katherine (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Neil (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. About half of Haiti’s population is being affected by a silent food crisis. At the same time, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a six million dollar aid appeal for that country. Orin Gordon reports (00:27-03:58)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Following on the recent arrest of twenty-seven Jamaicans suspected of dealing in crack cocaine, three more people are taken into custody. Dr. Harley Lampitt offers his perspective (03:59-06:16)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. A recent raid by members of Guyana’s Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit has resulted in four Guyanese and one Columbian appearing in court on charges of possession of over forty thousand dollars in forged US bills (06:17-06:49)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. After decades, Trinidad and Tobago’s state owned sugar company, “Caroni (1975) Limited,” is finally closed. Most of its nine thousand workers have taken up redundancy packages but controversy remains over aspects of pension arrangements. Raymond Edwards reports (06:50-08:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Experiences of Caribbean nurses who were recruited to work in Britain in the 1950s and 60s are being documented by the National Archives (UK). Concerns expressed have been discrimination and a lack of promotional opportunities. Trinidadian-born Linda Ali describes a new e-resource (08:21-10.40)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. A three-day meeting of trade and agriculture ministers ends in Montreal amid continuing disagreements. As members of the WTO, they will meet formally in September. Canadian journalist Katherine Canty is interviewed (10:41-13:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Suriname will join most of the rest of the Caribbean Community in designating its currency as the dollar, making a change from the Guilder. The move is the latest in a series of measures aimed at restoring confidence in Surinamese currency (13:28-13:45)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. The Dominican Republic races against the clock for the completion of venues before the opening of the Pan-American Games. One hundred and seventy-five million will be spent on the set up for the Games. Neil Nunes reports (13:46-15:16)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents10. The High Court in London has overturned a speeding conviction against Tobagonian footballer Dwight Yorke. The judge says the black man’s signature was not on his Porsche when it was spotted (15:17-15:36)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.lcshMalnutrition -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshAIDS (Disease) -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshChildren -- Diseases -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshCocaine industry -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrack (Drug) -- Englanden_US
dc.subject.lcshBank notes -- Forgeries -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSugar industry -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshLabor disputes --Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshMinorities in nursing -- United Kingdomen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Emigration and immigrationen_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Trade Organization -- Canadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshMoney -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshMoney -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshPan American Gamesen_US
dc.subject.lcshHosting of sporting events -- Dominican Republicen_US
dc.subject.lcshTraffic violations -- United Kingdomen_US
dc.subject.lcshFootball players -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 31-07-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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