Caribbean Report 09-01-2003

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.authorMeade, Ben (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorRamnarine, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJagdeo, Bharrat (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSingh, Ricky (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSanders, Ronald (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorJarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorHayes, Rosie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorLewis, Diane (interviewee)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Authorities in Suriname put the country on high alert and increase security for President Runaldo Ronald Venetiaan and his ministers. Armed groups are planning attacks in the capital of Paramaribo in an attempt to destabilize Suriname’s political situation (00:27-02:49)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. In Guyana, police vow to renew efforts to prevent criminal elements from targeting law enforcement personnel as four policemen are shot dead. Bharrat Jagdeo, President of Guyana issues a stern warning to criminals. Assistant Superintendent David Ramnarine says there’s reason for concern. Ricky Singh, veteran Caribbean Affairs analyst offers one solution (02:50-06:48)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Some Jamaican nationals living in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are disturbed by Britain’s decision to impose visa restrictions on Jamaicans traveling to the UK. David Blunkett, Home Office Secretary defends his government’s position. Diane Lewis, Legal Secretary speaks in defense of Jamaican residents. Ken Richards reports on reactions in the BVI (06:49-09:10)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The government of Antigua and Barbuda writes to the OECD advising the Paris-based body that it will not consider itself bound to reform tax and financial operations if there is no level playing field. Sir Ronald Sanders, Antiguan High Commissioner to London is interviewed. Ben Meade reports (09:11-12:09)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. The European Union is to table a new proposal at the upcoming World Trade Organization (WTO) aimed at giving poor countries access to cheap medicines. This has been on the discussion table for some time but progress is being stalled by the US who objects to the inclusion of some medical products. Mike Jarvis reports (12:10-13:47)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. British Airways is offering to donate fifty free long-haul seats to allow World Health Organization researchers to study Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). John Smith, British Labor MP expresses his satisfaction with the airline's support and hopes that other airlines will follow this example. Rosie Hayes reports (13:48-15:30)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 30 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.lcshTerrorists -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.lcshJagdeo, Bharrat, 1964-en_US
dc.subject.lcshPolice murders -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshBlunkett, David, 1947-en_US
dc.subject.lcshGreat Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policyen_US
dc.subject.lcshVisas -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshJamaicans -- British Virgin Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Developmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshSanders, Ron (Ronald Michael)en_US
dc.subject.lcshTax administration and procedure -- Antigua and Barbudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDeveloping countries -- Medicineen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirlines -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshAirplane occupants -- Health aspectsen_US
dc.subject.otherVenetiaan, Runaldo Ronalden_US
dc.subject.otherDeep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 09-01-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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