Caribbean Report 23-02-2000

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.authorRichards, Ken (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorJosephs, Emma (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGhodse, Hamid (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRichardson, Wycliffe (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAstaphan, Tommy (interview)
dc.contributor.authorHerbert, Everett (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorFletcher, Pascal (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHarper, Roger (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines: (00:00-00:25)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. There has been an increase in the trafficking and consumption of narcotics in the Caribbean region based on a report published by the International Narcotics Control Board. The United Nations commissioned this 75 page document that covers the drug trafficking problem in the Caribbean and Central America. (00:26-02:04)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Drug trafficking in the Eastern Caribbean is being replaced by organized money laundering as reported by the UN Drug Control Coordination Programme in the region. Puerto Rico remains at the heart of the operation for drugs moving from the Caribbean to North America and Europe. Based on UN statistics, the Dominican Republic and Haiti are quickly becoming alternate routes for drugs. (02:05-04:13)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. There are some Anguillan politicians who are resorting to court. Chief Minister Hubert Hughes’ attorneys are appealing a High Court ruling made in favour of the speaker of the legislature Leroy Rogers. Justice Adrian Saunders dismissed 2 suits brought against the speaker in January. (04:14-05:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. In St. Kitts and Nevis, the public will be informed by Friday, nominations day, the names of the candidates who are running for the 11 seats in the March 6 general elections. The Labour Party in the last poll with Denzil Douglas won 7 of the 8 St. Kitts seats and the People’s Action Movement 1. In Nevis, 2 constituencies are held by Premier Vance Amory and the third by Nevis Reformation Party. (05:55-08:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Oscar Biscet who was a Cuban doctor now turned activist, is expected to go to trial this Friday. His charge is offending symbols of the country such as turning the national flag upside down and public disorder. Biscet could face up to 7 years in prison. (08:32-10:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. In Guyana thousands took to the streets today to commemorate 30th anniversary in carnival style irrespective of political rivalry. (10:33-12:01)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Roger Harper, the new coach for the Windies team, acknowledged it’s a tough job ahead. Harper and manager Ricky Skerrit are the new members of the team’s management staff. They have replaced Viv Richards and Clive Lloyd. A corporate approach was taken by the Board in these 2 appointments with a focus on coaching and management qualifications. (12:02-14:45)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 31 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.lcshDrug traffic - - Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshNarcotics, Control of - - Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug traffic - - Central Americaen_US
dc.subject.lcshNarcotics, Control of - - Central Americaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug control - - International cooperationen_US
dc.subject.lcshMoney laundering - - Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug control - - Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug traffic - - United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug traffic - - Europeen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug control - - International cooperationen_US
dc.subject.lcshAnguilla - - Politics and government - - 21st centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshPoliticians - - Anguillaen_US
dc.subject.lcshContested elections - - Anguillaen_US
dc.subject.lcshJudgements - - Anguillaen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections - - Saint Kitts and Nevisen_US
dc.subject.lcshSaint Kitts and Nevis - - Politics and government - - 21st centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshDissenters - - Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical prisoners - - Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHuman rights - - Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba - - Politics and government - - 21st centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshIndependence Day (Guyana)en_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana - - Politics and government - - 21st centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket coaches - - West Indiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSports administration - - West Indiesen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 23-02-2000en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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