Caribbean Report 29-09-1999

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.authorGordon, Orin (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Lew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRoberts, Ray (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCarrington, Edwin (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorThomas, Bert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorStone Greaves, Keith (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHarford, Ronald (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMitchell, James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorScotland, Patricia (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorDuarte, Simon Molina (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Orin Gordon (00:00 - 00:41)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Vigorous debate continues over press freedom in Grenada following the arrest of editor of the weekly newspaper Grenada Today on criminal libel charges brought against him by Prime Minister Keith Mitchell. President of the Grenada Media Association Ray Roberts questions the heavy handed use of police and crackdown of dissent. Lew Smith reports (00:42 - 05:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. At a United Nations Summit in New York CARICOM Ambassadors held a meeting with US Secretary of State Madeline Albright to discuss tariff on bananas. Antigua & Barbuda Ambassador to the UN Patrick Lewis analyses the meeting reiterating the importance of bananas to Caribbean economies and the impact of trade tariffs (05:19 – 08:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. At a UN Special session on the vulnerability of special islands states, CARICOM secretary General Edwin Carrington with support from Simon Molina Duarte Head of the Association of Caribbean States articulate a resolution to declare the Caribbean Sea a special environment area (08:21 – 10:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The first round of Haitian election tentatively scheduled for mid December is in doubt. President Rene Preval describes the electoral timetable as unrealistic. City University and Haitian expert Professor Bert Thomas discusses the electoral process. Keith Stone Greaves reports (10:04 – 12:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Caribbean countries are in economic decline and looking towards offshore banking as a lucrative source of revenue according to an OECD published report. President of the Bankers Association in Trinidad and Tobago Ronald Harford offers his view on the advantages of off shore banking. St, Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Sir James Mitchell discusses laws and regulation in off shore banking. British newly appointed foreign minister for Caribbean Baroness Patricia Scotland reiterates the need for transparency in financial procedures and processes (12:21 – 15:26)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 26 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.lcshFreedom Press -- Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTariff -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDebt -- Developing countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeveloping countries - - Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Sea -- Environmental conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshBanking -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshMoney laundering -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 29-09-1999
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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