Caribbean Report 14-06-1993

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)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMcCala, John (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorEsquivel, Manuel (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorPrice, George (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJohnson, Anthony (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFleming, James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSingh, Wendy (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCrosskill, Hugh (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:40)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Haiti’s parliament is meeting on a solution to end the political crisis in the country. They are debating a proposition in which President Aristide would be recognized as President but would remain in exile. Michael Norton reports (00:41-03:15)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. At the UN Conference on Human Rights, Haiti was one of the many issues discussed. Many western nations promised to fight against what they consider the undermining of the universal nature of human rights. John McCala, the Executive Director of the US National Coalition for Haitian refugees accuses the US of hypocrisy in calling for improved human rights in some developing countries. He says the treatment of Haitian refugees by the US contradicts statements made by America at the Conference. Wendy Singh, Coordinator of the Caribbean Human Rights Network who tried to bring together regional NGOs at pre-conference sessions indicated that NGOs worked for the common good of its people with human rights a priority in its mandate (03:16-08:52)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Belize’s Prime Minister, George Price who returned from Britain seeks to shift the election campaign focus away from concerns over Guatemala to economic matters. Reports by the Caribbean Development Bank (CBD) and the Economic Intelligence Unit (The Economists) give Belize a better average rating for its economic performance over the past year. GDP increase from 4.1 to 5.3 percent. George Price points to the relatively healthy rating as an endorsement of his government’s management. However, Manuel Esquivel, Leader of the opposition’s United Democratic Party says that despite these reports, there are serious problems with the economy as foreign reserves fell from $150 million in 1990 to $80 million and unemployment has risen by 20 percent. Hugh Crosskill reports (08:53-12:40)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The OECS could lead the way towards the creation of a regional capital market system. Interview with Anthony Johnson, General Manager of Barbados Stock Exchange who supports the idea. However, James Fleming, Special Assistant to the Governor of the East Caribbean Central Bank says the sub-region will need to first concentrate on its own market before the integration of the regional market (12:41-15:03)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 03 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.lcshHaiti -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Military relationsen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Foreign relationsen_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights -- Developing countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Belizeen_US
dc.subject.lcshCapital market -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshO.E.C.S. Organizationen_US
dc.subject.otherCaribbean Human Rights Networken_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 14-06-1993en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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