Caribbean Report 19-01-2000

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.authorBrabant, Malcolm (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorPerlmutter, Bernard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorCornibert, Bernard (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHunte, Julian (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGumidan, Danny (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGoffe, Leslie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRobinson, Dwight (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines: (00:00-00:27en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. A ruling from the U.S. Immigration Service requiring the return of Elian to his father in Cuba triggered the launch of a Federal law suit by lawyers representing the Cuban family of the boy residing in Florida. The 6 year old is the centre of “political and diplomatic tussle with the U.S. government and the relatives of his mother”. (00:28-03:23)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. WIBDECO can expect to continue shipping the fruit of The Growers’ Associations in St. Vincent and Grenada and the Marketing Corporation in Dominica. WIBDECO officials are frustrated by the insistence of the St. Lucia’s Banana Corporation to sell its fruit directly to GEEST. (03:24-06:56)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. 22 names on the voters’ list are being investigated by electoral officials in Dominica because they are not residing in the constituencies where they are registered to vote. . Election will be held in January with over 60, 000 voters eligible to vote. 06:57-07:41)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The UK supermarket giant, Sainsbury, is planning to intensify its agricultural presence in Grenada. The rationale is the lack of organic produce in the region. Some are seeing this as a corporate invasion. Sainsbury is widening its interest in bananas due to the favourability of Grenada not being so much a hurricane prone island and the availability of adequate uncultivated agricultural lands. (07:42-09:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Britain’s Ministry responsible for trade is encouraging more Black and Asian business ventures in the UK to consider trade and investment in the Caribbean. The idea is that businesses launched by people of Caribbean origin living in the UK could make more trade- ins in the Caribbean. This initiative was launched in London by CARITAG (Caribbean Trade Advisory Group) (09:34-11:20)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. The American dream continues to elude so many immigrants to US shores. For many African-Americans living the good life has been more than a nightmare. Many black folks find it hard to obtain loans or mortgages while many white Americans borrow more than before. (11:21-14:27)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 32 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.lcshInternational cooperation - - United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshInternational cooperation - - Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade - - Saint Vincenten_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade - - Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade - - Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAgriculture - - Economic Aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections - - Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVoting - - Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical campaigns - - Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade - - Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBanana trade - - United Kingdomen_US
dc.subject.lcshAgriculture - - Economic Aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshTrade - - Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism - - Jamaicaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 19-01-2000en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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