Caribbean Report 07-06-1991

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.authorGoffe, Leslie (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorBennendijk, Chandra van (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAllen, Gary (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorWhittingham, Dunston (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorWhitehorne, Pat (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSamaroo, Brinsley (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBryan, Anthony (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, Pat (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMorris, William (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. Desi Bouterse, Suriname’s army commander, has been targeted for assassination by the US. Chandra van Bennendijk reports that the assassination claims were announced at a press conference of the army commander’s special envoy (00:31-03:11)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. The Caribbean and Latin America celebrates Freedom of Expression Day, traditionally a day when journalists, academics and politicians explore the limits of the region’s media. Michael Norton reports on the status of censorship and intimidation of the media in Haiti since the assumption of President Aristide in February (03:12-06:01)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Hundreds of members of the Informal Commercial Importers marched through Kinston and Montego Bay protesting the government’s decision to maintain additional duties on imported goods. Gary Allen interviews Dunston Whittingham, General Secretary of Jamaica’s Vendor Association (06:02-07:56)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. William Morris, a Jamaican-born trade unionist in Britain, is elected as the leader of Britain’s largest union, Transport and General Workers Union. Pat Whithorne interviews William Morris, the first black person to lead a major trade union in Britain (07:57-09:59)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Brinsley Samaroo, Trinidad and Tobago’s Minister of Food Production, criticizes the Caricom planning meeting process which he describes as nothing more than a talk-shop. At the first International Conference on the Financing Caribbean Agricultural Development (AGROCARIB 2000), Dr. Samaroo states that Caricom decision-makers are long on rhetoric and short on action due to the legacy of colonialism, and recommends the restructuring of the Caribbean public service system (10:00-11:50)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Professor Anthony Bryan, Director of the Institute of International Relations at UWI, gives his views on the Santiago Compromise, a recent initiative of the OAS to preserve democracy in the hemisphere (11:51-13:51)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. On the second day of the first test series between the West Indies and England, the West Indies limits England to 198 runs all out and England fights back by reducing the West Indies to 168 runs for 8 wickets. Part Murphy reports on the impressive bowling of Mark Ramprakash (13:52-14:51)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent14 min. 54 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.lcshSuriname -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshAssassination -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.lcshBouterse, Desire Delano, 1945en_US
dc.subject.lcshFreedom of expression -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshFreedom of expression -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshFreedom of the press -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshLabor union members -- Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshTransport and General Workers' Union (Great Britain)en_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshDecision making -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCivil service -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDemocracy -- Americaen_US
dc.subject.lcshOrganization of American Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket -- Tournaments -- West Indiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket -- Tournaments -- Englanden_US
dc.subject.lcshRamprakash, Marken_US
dc.subject.otherAssassination claims -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.otherFreedom of Expression Dayen_US
dc.subject.otherInformal Commercial Importers -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.otherImporters -- Protest movements -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.otherBlack trade unionists -- Britainen_US
dc.subject.otherSantiago Compromiseen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 07-06-1991en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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