Caribbean Report 16-05-2000

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.authorGordon, Orin (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorCaroit, Jean-Michel (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorReinert, Rick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGoffe, Leslie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAndrew, Kimberley (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorYoung, Simon (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines: (00:00-00:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Britain’s Department of International Development is blaming the absence of paediatric care on Montserrat for an advisory barring children under 12 from visiting the island due to the volcanic risk. However, the British government is expected to rectify that problem within weeks. (00:27-03:19)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. There is a large turn-out for general elections in the Dominican Republic. Over 4,000,000 persons are eligible to vote. (03:20-06:34)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. An American businessman, Rick Reinert, who imports goods from Europe, is caught up in the trade war between the United States and Europe, and has bitterly denounced the US government for the imposition of increased tariffs on European imports in retaliation for EU price preferences for Caribbean and other bananas. (06:35-10:06)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The discovery of a legal loophole in the US embargo against Cuba by the Canadian cruise company, Blythe and Company, has enabled Americans to visit Cuba for the first time in June without prior permission from the US treasury Department. (10:07-12:43)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Business opportunities for minorities and women in the United States have been boosted by a $1billion diversity campaign announced by the Coco Cola company. The company has been embroiled in a discrimination law suit with a group of former and current black workers. (12:44-14:10)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. The US government is announcing how it will spend $36 million this year to end child labour around the world. It is to give $8 million to Caribbean and Latin American countries to end what has been described as an exploitive system. (14:11-15:10)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 10 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.lcshVolcanoes - - Social aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshChild health servicesen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections - - Dominican Republicen_US
dc.subject.lcshFree trade - - United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshFree trade - - European Union Countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States- - Foreign economic relations - - European Union countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshEuropean Union countries - - Foreign economic relations - - United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic sanctions, American - - Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States - - Foreign economic relations - - Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba - - Foreign economic relations - - United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshEmployee discrimination - - Legal aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshAfrican American - - Employmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshMinorities - - Employmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshChild labor - - Latin Americaen_US
dc.subject.lcshChild labor - - Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshFederal aid to child welfareen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 16-05-2000en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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