Caribbean Report 14-02-2003

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.authorJarvis, Mike (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHayes, Rosie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorManning, Patrick (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorPatterson, Percival James (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorRiviere, Osborne (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSinanan, Barry (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBlunkett, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorLetang, Thomas (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHinds, Samuel (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines with anchor Mike Jarvis (00:00-00:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Political integration is big on the agenda of the mini CARICOM summit in Trinidad but leaders are mindful of the effects of a war on oil prices. Patrick Manning, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago says his government will consider selling oil at lower prices to CARICOM. Jamaica’s PM PJ Patterson states that CARICOM needs an overhaul and Osborne Riviere, Dominica’s Foreign Minister delivers a statement from Dominican Prime Minister Pierre Charles (00:30-04:06)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Maxwell Richards, retired principal of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is the newly elected President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. He is the nominee of the PNM ruling party and replaces ANR Robinson. Barry Sinanan, Speaker of the House of Representatives makes the announcement. The BBC’s Tony Fraser reports (04:07-06:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. The controversial situation of the Iraqis being detained in Jamaica may end in their release. A US embassy spokeswoman told Jamaican radio announcers that she had received no information on the Iraqis being held on suspicion of terrorist activity. BBC correspondent Orin Gordon reports (06:34-08:09)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. British Airways suspends flights to and from Venezuela after finding a hand grenade in the luggage of a Venezuelan man bound for London's Gatwick Airport. Officials from British Airways are on their way to investigate a security breach. David Blunkett, Home Office Secretary explains the seriousness of the security alert at Gatwick. BBC correspondent Rosie Hayes reports (08:10-09:52)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. The Dominica Public Service Union is adamant that unless the government changes its current plans for more austerity measures in the public service, it will stage industrial action. Thomas Letang, General Secretary of the Dominica Public Service Union details how union members will be affected by the cuts (09:53-12:46)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. The crisis in Guyana’s electricity sector worsens with the capital currently without power. This comes out of a deadlock among parties involved in running the country’s electricity company, Guyana Power and Light (GPL) which is jointly owned by the Guyanese government, the UK’s CDC, and the ESBI of Ireland. Prime Minister Samuel Hinds states that the impending collapse of the GPL lies in the failure of its managers to fix the key issues. The BBC’s Colin Smith reports (12:47-15:29)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.lcshCaribbean Communityen_US
dc.subject.lcshElectric utilities -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshPresidents -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorism -- Preventionen_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorism -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorism -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshTerrorists -- Venezuelaen_US
dc.subject.lcshNational security -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshLabor unions -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.otherCARICOM -- Meetingsen_US
dc.subject.otherPatterson, Percival Noel James, 1935-en_US
dc.subject.otherGovernment ministers -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.otherDominica Public Service Union (DPSU) -- Dominicaen_US
dc.subject.otherHinds, Samuel Archibald Anthony, 1943-en_US
dc.subject.otherRichards, George Maxwell, 1931-2018en_US
dc.subject.otherUniversity of the West Indies (Saint Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago)en_US
dc.subject.otherGuyana Power and Light (GPL) -- Guyanaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 14-02-2003en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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