Caribbean Report 07-05-1992

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 ; interviewer)
dc.contributor.authorBird, Lester (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJohnson, Peter (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBaptiste, Sandra (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorPersaud, Jesus (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHeptonstall, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBrown, G. Arthur(interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHowe, Darcus (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMarable, Manning (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorYarosky, Harvey (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:55)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Antigua and Barbuda’s Foreign Minister Lester Bird, criticizes Europe and the United States for creating friction between the Caribbean and Central America over the banana trade (00:56-02:42)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Executive Director of the Caribbean/Central American Action (CCAA), Peter Johnson warns CARICOM governments against giving-in to pressure from the United States to alter the Common External Tariff (CET) as it was designed to protect the region’s industrial and agricultural production. Correspondent Sandra Baptiste gives feedback from Jesus Persaud, President of Guyana Manufacturing Association, Trinidad and Tobago businessman Tommy Gatcliffe and Diplomat Edwin Carrington (02:43-05:43)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. English Financial Analyst Dr. John Heptonstall tells conference attendees that the implementation of a common currency in the Caribbean cannot take place until the region harmonizes its economic performance bridging the gap between inflation rates. However, Governor of Jamaica’s Central Bank, G. Arthur Brown thinks that the wide difference in exchange rates is delaying the process (05:44-09:07)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. A television discussion chaired by Trevor Phillip explores the question of why non-white immigrants to the United States seem to achieve greater success than their American born counterparts. Among the panelists were Trinidad born Journalist and Broadcaster Darcus Howe and American Political Scientist, Manning Marable (09:10-14:09)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Canadian Coroner Harvey Yarosky cites racism in Montreal’ Police Force as the root of the fatal shooting of 24 year old Marcellus Francois who was unarmed (14:10-14:35)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 06 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 -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCentral America -- Foreign economic relations -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade -- Central Americaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTariff -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshMoney -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshFree trade -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshForeign workers, West Indian -- United States -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshAfrican Americans -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshRacism -- Québec (Province) -- Montréalen_US
dc.subject.otherCommon external tariff (CET)en_US
dc.subject.otherCommon currency -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherWork ethic -- West Indian Americansen_US
dc.subject.otherWork ethic -- African Americansen_US
dc.subject.otherPolice killings -- Québec (Province) -- Montréalen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 07-05-1992en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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