Caribbean Report 08-10-1999

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.authorRobertson, Jessica (anchor, correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorBishop, Ailmenta(speaker)
dc.contributor.authorStone Greaves, Keith (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHellton, Arthur (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorYoung, Simon (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRansome, Debbie (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Jessica Robertson (00:00 - 00:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The government of the Netherland Antilles is on the verge of collapsing due to rifts in the six party coalition over austerity measures. Prime Minister Susanne Camelia-Römer loses support of coalition partners with differences on cost cutting measures in civil service and finances. Mike Jarvis reports (00:31 – 02:42)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Leaders of the 1983 revolution which led to assassination of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop in Grenada have apologized from prison. Former Prime Minister’s mother Alimenta Bishop discusses forgiveness for the perpetrators (02: 43 – 04:11)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Chilean protestors celebrate the ruling by a magistrate that dictator Augusto Pinochet will be extradited to Spain. BBC analyst discusses the case decision repercussions and relevance to the Caribbean (04:12 – 07:12)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. US immigration policies are under scrutiny following the recent influx of Cubans and Haitians in Florida. Advocates question which ethnic groups are granted landed status. New Yok attorney Arthur Hellton comments on the treatment of Haitian and Cuban asylum seekers. Keith Stone Greaves reports (07:13 – 10:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Trinidad and Tobago Finance Minister Brian Kuei-Tung unveiled the government 2.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2000 (10: 04 – 10: 39)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Debbie Ransome reports on findings from scientists and experts conducting research at a meeting at the British Royal Society, on management of volcanic crises. Dr. Simon Young director of Monserrat Volcano Observatory offers insights into studying active volcanoes (10:40 - 15:24)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 29 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.lcshNetherlands Antilles -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshNetherlands Antilles -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshGrenada -- History -- Coup d'état, 1979en_US
dc.subject.lcshGrenada -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshChile -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshRefugees -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTrinidad and Tobago -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshBudget -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshVolcanoes -- Montserraten_US
dc.subject.lcshSoufrière Hills Volcano (Montserrat)en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 08-10-1999
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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