Caribbean Report 07-10-1999

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.authorCoard, Bernard (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Lew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMarryshow, Theophilus (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorPierre, Philip (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorLane, Kingsley (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorStone Greaves, Keith (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorFreedman, Bob (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorTomlin, Gary (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Jessica Robertson (00:00 - 00:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. As Grenada prepares to celebrate the 16th anniversary of the October 19 assassination of leader Maurice Bishop, members of the former revolutionary government sentenced to life in prison are publicly apologizing for acts committed. Lew Smith reports on recorded interview and acts of contrition for leaders Bernard Coard, Selwyn Strachan, Leon Cornwall and Ewart Lane. Senator Theophilus Marryshow, close ally of Maurice Bishop comments on the judicial procedure and state role in the process of releasing of prisoners and recovery of bodies in the aftermath of the coup (00:33 – 04: 45)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Haiti announced dates for legislative elections. CARICOM mission led by St. Vincent Prime Minister James Mitchell arrives in Haiti to evaluate how the regional body can assist Haiti prepare for elections. St. Vincent ambassador to Washington Kingsley Lane discuses assistance at CARICOM level (04:46 - 06:57)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Concern deepens in Georgetown Guyana over possible military intervention along the Guyana/Venezuela Essequibo border (06:58 – 07:52)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Caribbean region will soon be linked by a new airline. Eastern Caribbean Express is scheduled to come online in February 2000 and will be based in St. Lucia. This private sector venture is spearheaded by Air Jamaica major shareholder Butch Stewart. Philip Pierre St Lucia Tourism Minister, discusses the benefits of the new airline service (07:53 - 11:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Keith Stone Greaves reports on the effect of US presidential elections on politics in Puerto Rico including the closure of naval base Vieques and President Clinton’s clemency order for sixteen members of the armed forces of the national Liberation a militant group. Bob Freedman Washington Correspondent for San Juan Star Newspaper and radio Journalist Gary Tomlin comment on Republican and Democratic squabbles and internal politics in Puerto Rico (11:19 – 15:27)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 27 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.lcshGrenada -- History -- Coup d'état, 1979en_US
dc.subject.lcshGrenada -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana -- Boundaries -- Venezuelaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVenezuela -- Boundaries -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirlines -- Caribbean Area -- Managementen_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPuerto Rico -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- United Statesen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 07-10-1999
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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