Caribbean Report 30-01-2003

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.authorManning, Patrick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNasir, Siddiq Ahmad (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorMandela, Nelson (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNinvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAnthony, Kenny (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorDeosaran, Ramesh (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBowen, Gregory (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorWeir, Karen (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorExell, Matthew (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNiles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Bertram Niles (00:00-00:31)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Patrick Manning, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago says that the government will take legal action against a local newspaper if its report of a terrorist plot is found to be fiction. Spiritual leader of the Anjuman Sunnat ul Jammat Association (ASJA) of Trinidad and Tobago, Maulana Siddiq Ahmad Nasir says that he is worried about these claims of terrorist threats (00:32-04:05)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Nelson Mandela, former South African President launches a blistering verbal attack on US President W. George Bush accusing him of engineering a war in Iraq to gain control of the country’s oil. He alleges that the President by-passed the UN Secretary General Kofi Annan simply because he is black. BBC correspondent Matthew Exell reports (04:06-06:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. St Lucia launches a national crime commission. It coincides with the release of a national survey that says 70% of the population is dissatisfied with the performance of the police and 80% lack confidence in the justice system entirely. Kenny Anthony, St. Lucia’s Prime Minister addresses the public on the results of this report and Professor Ramesh Deosaran, Caribbean criminologist says that based on the unsatisfactory survey results tax payers need to demand answers from the police. The BBC’s Pete Ninvalle reports (06:25-08:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTA) meets in St Lucia to review a twenty percent telephone rate increase on domestic rates proposed by Cable and Wireless to compensate for a cut in the cost of international calls. Gregory Bowen, Grenada’s Telecommunications Minister says that the proposal was rejected before and he is prepared to let the government regulatory body resolve this matter (08:54-12:04)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Jamaica’s Public Transport Company is shedding two hundred and eighty jobs in what is the first phase of its downsizing exercise. This represents eight percent of the company’s workforce and according to a review undertaken by a group of Swedish consultants, the bus company was incurring multi-million dollar losses being blamed on overstaffing (12:05-12:37)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. President Jean-Bertrand Aristide says he is still the best man for Head of State of Haiti, despite having to confront growing hostility at home and abroad as well as demands for his resignation. BBC correspondent Karen Weir reports (12:38-14:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. A West Indies cricket team arrives in South Africa to prepare for the World Cup and skipper Carl Hooper says the pressure will be on South Africa who are playing at home and are expected to win. Meanwhile, the international Cricket Council Meeting in London decides that World Cup matches scheduled for Zimbabwe should go as planned despite English concerns about security. Bertram Niles reports (14:28-15:29)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.lcshPrime ministers -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorism -- Press coverageen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical leadership -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshPresidents -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime -- Researchen_US
dc.subject.lcshPresidents -- South Africaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTelecommunication -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEmployees -- Dismissal ofen_US
dc.subject.lcshEmployees -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshPresidents -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshCricket matches -- South Africaen_US
dc.subject.lcshWorld Cup (Cricket)en_US
dc.subject.otherManning, Patrick, 1946-2016en_US
dc.subject.otherAnnan, Kofi Atta, 1938-2018en_US
dc.subject.otherHooper, Carl Llewelyn, 1966-en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 30-01-2003en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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