Caribbean Report 21-12-1990

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.authorPatrick Soraya (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorCrosskill, Hugh (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGriffith, Leslie (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMartin, Lionel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBaptiste, Sandra (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJohnson, Tony (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Although the final election results have not yet been announced, Haiti’s president elect, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, invites all Haitians and political parties to join him in rebuilding the country. He also stresses that his government will be one of consensus and reconciliation. According to the Daily Telegraph in England, Hugh Crosskill reveals the details of Aristide’s plans. During the last three days, he also held secret meetings with foreign ambassadors and elections observers, including the former US President Jimmy Carter and the US Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America, Bernard Aronson. Soraya Patrick interviews one of the international observers, Leslie Griffith, British Methodist Minister, who concurs that the elections were indeed conducted in a free and fair manner (00:31-05:16)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Czechoslovakia further distances itself from Castro’s Cuba by ceasing to represent Cuban interest at its diplomatic missions in the United States. Report from Prague (05:17-07:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Lionel Martin reports from Havana that Cuban President, Fidel Castro, states that the Soviet Union may disintegrate. The Cuban president is also preparing the people for critical times ahead with the imminent dismantling of socialism and the collapse of the relationship between Cuba and the Soviet Union. In the midst of the uncertain future, Castro is still adamant that Cuba will not open its doors to a market economy (07:21-08:48)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The free members of the Jamaat al Muslimeen are protesting against their inability to worship freely two weeks after the state of emergency has been lifted in Trinidad and Tobago (08:49-09:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Although the opening date has been delayed by two weeks, the plans for launching the regional stock exchange are on track. Sandra Baptiste reports that the stock exchange will initially involve the participation of Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago. Tony Johnson, Manager of the Securities Exchange of Barbados is interviewed (09:27-13:06)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Brief update on the upcoming seven programmes of BBC Caribbean Report from December 24 to January 1 (13:07-14:55)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 00 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.lcshElections -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshAristide, Jean-Bertranden_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Foreign relations -- Czechoslovakiaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSocialism -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Unionen_US
dc.subject.lcshCoup d'etat -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshStock exchanges -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.otherElections -- Results -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.otherJamaat al Muslimeen -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 21-12-1990en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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