Caribbean Report 16-06-1999

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.authorGordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorYarde, Patrick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBenjamin, Anna (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGreaves, Keith Stone (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHernandez, Jason (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMbeki, Thabo (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNinvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJames, Edison (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Guyana Public Service Union (PSU) which has called a seven day strike for public sector workers in Guyana is threatening retaliation after police launched a raid on its offices in Georgetown. Patrick Yard, PSU President is threatening an appropriate response. Colin Smith reports. Orin Gordon interviews Anna Benjamin editor of the Sunday Stabroek newspaper on Guyana’s path of crisis to crisis since the disputed government elections in December 1997 and the need for the government to take firmer control of the situation (00:29 - 05:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The Human Rights organisation Amnesty International is calling for a worldwide ban on executions, asserting in a report that countries which accept the death penalty are condemned to live in a world where murderers set the moral tone and brutality is sanctioned. Keith Stone Greaves report (05: 32 - 06:59)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Prison conditions and the implementation of a regional association of prison services are two topics which will be addressed when Heads of Prison Services from several Caribbean countries meet in Trinidad this week. Jason Hernandez of Amalgamated Security Limited a private firm which runs privatised prisons in Antigua comments on the state of correctional services in the Caribbean region (06:60 – 09:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. South African President Thabo Mbeki was sworn in as the country’s second black leader. In his acceptance speech Mr. Mbeki reflects on the significance of his election as President. BBC correspondents Debbie Ransome and Pete Ninvalle reports on highlights of Mandela’s leadership as president. Dominica Prime Minister Edison James discusses CARICOM economic and cultural ties with South Africa (09:04 - 14:10)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. In the first World Cup semi-final game Pakistan won its match against New Zealand by nine wickets to move into the finals (14:11 -15: 26)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 25 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.lcshStrikes and lockouts -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshProtest movements -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights advocacyen_US
dc.subject.lcshCapital punishmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshAmnesty Internationalen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrison administration -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSouth Africa -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- South Africaen_US
dc.subject.lcshThabo, Mbekien_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Cup (Cricket)en_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Foreign relations -- South Africaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 16-06-1999en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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