Caribbean Report 25-02-2002

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.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorTrinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorDowntown Owners and Merchants Association (Trinidad and Tobago)’s President, Gregory Aboud (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorPickersgill, Robert (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Lou (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSuchlicki, Jaime (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHayes, Rosie (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMcKinnon, Don (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorCoughlan, Geraldine (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAzouri, Helen (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorLabour Inspector, Suriname (speaker)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The Trinidad and Tobago government sets out a strategy to stem rising violent crime and Minister of National Security, Howard Chin Lee reveals features of the plan which include rehabilitative and preventive elements. Tony Fraser reports and gets reactions from the Chamber of Commerce and the Port of Spain merchants [Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (Trinidad and Tobago)’s President, Gregory Aboud] (00:25-03:34)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. After a 10 hour strike members of the Jamaica Air Traffic Controllers’ Association resume work at the Norman Manley International Airport, following a meeting with Transport Minister Robert Pickersgill who promises government will improve airspace safety and radio equipment. Bertram Niles interviews Mr. Pickersgill (03:35-06:37)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. A government minister in Grenada, Anthony Boatswain, can be held personally liable for the government’s failure to complete payments on a long-standing debt to former Grenada Prime Minister Sir Eric Gary. Queen’s Counsel Derek Knight acting on behalf of the administrators of the estate of Sir Eric following his death, secure high court sanctions against the minister. Lou Smith reports (06:38-08:37)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), awards University of Miami a one million dollar grant to research how Cuba can be transformed into a democracy after the Fidel Castro era. Bertram Niles interviews Jaime Suchlicki, Director of the project (08:38-10:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Up to 9 delegations from the Caribbean are to attend the rescheduled Commonwealth Summit in Australia. The political climate in Zimbabwe is expected to dominate the discussions. Britain and America call for Zimbabwe’s suspension from the Commonwealth. Don McKinnon of the Commonwealth Secretariat in London doubts they will get support, especially from the Caribbean countries. He also discusses tourism in the Caribbean in the wake of the September 11th attacks on America. Rosie Hayes reports (10:55-12:52)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. An international conference on child labour at The Hague examines the problem of child workers in the Caribbean. The problem is not widespread, but is a cause for concern to some Caribbean governments. Helen Azouri, Ministry of Labour, Dominican Republic and Suriname’s Labour Inspector comment on what is happening in their countries. Geraldine Coughlan reports from The Hague (12:53-15:21)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 21 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.lcshViolent crime -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshCrime prevention -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshAeronautics -- Safety measuresen_US
dc.subject.lcshAir traffic controllers -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGovernment ministers -- Jamaicaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGovernment ministers -- Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDebts, Public -- Grenadaen_US
dc.subject.lcshGairy, Eric M. (Eric Matthew), Siren_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States. Agency for International Developmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshGrants-in-aid -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshUniversity of Miamien_US
dc.subject.lcshDemocracy -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCastro, Fidel, 1926-2016en_US
dc.subject.lcshTourism -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSeptember 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influenceen_US
dc.subject.lcshCommonwealth countriesen_US
dc.subject.lcshCommonwealth Secretariaten_US
dc.subject.lcshChild labor -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.lcshChild labor -- Dominican Republicen_US
dc.subject.otherChin Lee, Howarden_US
dc.subject.otherJamaica Air Traffic Controllers’ Associationen_US
dc.subject.otherKnight, Dereken_US
dc.subject.otherBoatswain, Anthonyen_US
dc.subject.otherCommonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (17th : 2002 : Coolum, Queensland, Australia)en_US
dc.subject.otherILO International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC) Conference (The Hague, 2002)en_US
dc.subject.otherCommonwealth (Organization) -- Suspension -- Zimbabween_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 25-02-2002
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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