Caribbean Report 08-08-2003

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.authorNiles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorChabrol, Denis (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Neil (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMayenda, Koto (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Robert (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorGolding, Bruce (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Derek (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHolness, Jerry (speaker)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:39)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. In the Turks and Caicos Islands the Progressive National Party (PNP) led by Michael Misick is set to take office after winning the two recent by-elections. The outgoing Turks and Caicos Chief Minister Derek Taylor of the People’s Democratic Movement responds to what went wrong for his party (00:40-03:01)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Former Head of Antigua Medical Benefits Scheme (MBS) Cavelle John is released on bail after being charged with twenty-nine counts of conspiracy to defraud her former employers. She was jointly charged with former Health Minister Hilroy Humphreys and others with defrauding the MBS of a total of $400,000 (03:02-03:36)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The Bush administration is ruling out tighter sanctions against Cuba. Instead, the US is pushing for a democratic transition on the island to increase international pressure and more robust support for Cuban dissidents. Neil Nunes reports (03:37-05:21)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Authorities in Guyana’s capital Georgetown appear to be winning their battle against unregulated pavement vending. A High Court decision has effectively banished this activity from the streets of Georgetown. The Deputy Mayor Robert Williams says this marks the end of street vending. Denis Chabrol reports (05:22-08:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. In an Independence Day message, the leader of Jamaica’s Opposition Labour Party (JLP) warns of moves towards political integration of some Caribbean countries. The JLP is also lukewarm towards the proposed regional Supreme Court. Party spokesman Bruce Golding explains why harmonizing Caribbean resources and wealth creation should be priorities instead (08:28-11:58)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Forecasters in the United States predict that this year’s Atlantic hurricane season will be extremely active and people must be prepared. According to Ken Richards, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (U.S.) predicts three to four major hurricanes with winds of at least one hundred and eleven mph. Max Mayfield, Director of the National Hurricane Center (Miami) projects one to two within the region of the Caribbean Sea (11:59-13:13)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. It is the penultimate night of athletics at the Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic but apart from Cuba, the Caribbean is disappointed. Runners like Ato Boldon, Trinidad and Tobago and Brigitte Foster, Jamaica are here along with other big names like local hero Félix Sánchez. Jamaican coach, Jerry Holness speaks in this report by Koto Mayenda (13:14:15:32)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.lcshSpecial elections -- Turks and Caicos Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshHealth services administration -- Corrupt practices -- Antigua and Barbudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDemocracy -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDissenters -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVending stands -- Law and legislation -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshEconomic sanctions, American -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVending stands -- Law and legislation -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHurricanes -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrationen_US
dc.subject.lcshCourts of last resort -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSeaga, Edward P. G.en_US
dc.subject.lcshGolding, Bruce, 1947-en_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshMedals -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRunners (Sports) -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPan-American Gamesen_US
dc.subject.otherAntigua and Barbuda Medical Benefits Schemeen_US
dc.subject.otherBoldon, Atoen_US
dc.subject.otherFoster, Brigitteen_US
dc.subject.otherSánchez, Félixen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 08-08-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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