Caribbean Report 24-02-2003

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.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGibbs, Stephen (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorWeir, Karen (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBlair, Herro (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorDeWine, Richard Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHamlet, Jean-Luc (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Mike Jarvis (00:00-00:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Efforts are underway in Jamaica to get the countries two main political parties to resume their political talks. One of the key players in bringing the two sides to the table is Bishop Herro Blair. BBC correspondent Mike Jarvis reports (00:28-03:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. In Trinidad and Tobago, the case is adjourned against Leader of the Opposition Basdeo Panday for failing to declare to the Integrity Commission, a joint British bank account held with wife Oma Panday. The charge covers a two-year period while he was the country’s Prime Minister. The BBC’s Mike Jarvis reports (03:55-04:39)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Two US Republican Senators are visiting Guyana and Haiti to learn first-hand about HIV/AIDS in the two poorest nations of the Hemisphere. This follows US President Bush’s announcement that Guyana and Haiti will be prioritized in his disbursement of a fifteen billion dollar fund. Senator Richard Michael “Mike” DeWine talks about the visit. The BBC’s Mike Jarvis reports (04:40-05:49)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. French Caribbean territory Saint Martin is presenting the French government with proposals for greater internal autonomy. Jean-Luc Hamlet, First Deputy Mayor of French Saint Martin gives an account of what this new level of autonomy will entail. BBC correspondent Mike Jarvis reports (05:50-08:50)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Abdullah el-Faisal is a thirty-nine year old Muslim cleric who preaches in the United Kingdom. Born in Jamaica as Trevor William Forrest, he became a Muslim cleric and was found guilty in a London court of inciting murder and preaching racial hatred after telling his followers to kill Jews, Hindus, Christians, and Americans. He could face a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. The BBC’s Orin Gordon reports (08:51-10:37)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. America’s oldest law enforcement agency, the United States Marshals Service (USMS) announces that it will be setting up shop in Jamaica. Several Jamaicans are on the US Most Wanted list and Jamaicans are among the highest number of deportees. BBC correspondent Karen Weir reports (10:38-12:21)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Connoisseurs from all over the world will be sampling cigars at Cuba’s Cigar Festival where most agree the finest cigars are to be found. These cigars are a big source of revenue as well as part of a vibrant, thriving black-market trade in Havana. BBC correspondent Stephen Gibbs reports (12:22-15:35)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 35 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.lcshPolitical parties -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical corruption -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshAIDS (Disease) -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic assistance -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitics and government -- Saint Martin (Netherlands Antilles)en_US
dc.subject.lcshMuslims -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorists -- Recruitingen_US
dc.subject.lcshCriminal justice, Administration of -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeportation -- Government policy -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshJamaicans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshTobacco industry -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.otherBlair, Herro Verne, 1946-en_US
dc.subject.otherPanday, Basdeo, 1933-en_US
dc.subject.otherForrest, Trevor William, 1963-en_US
dc.subject.otherHabanos Festival -- Cubaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 24-02-2003en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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