Caribbean Report 02-07-2003

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.authorGordon, Orin (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorNiles, Bertram (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDicker, Richard (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorSpencer, Jack (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNinvalle, Pete (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJames, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJames, Colin (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorNunes, Neil (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorJarvis, Mike (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorAli, Linda (speaker)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. One sensitive subject anticipated at the 2003 CARICOM Meeting in Jamaica is the United States decision to withdraw military aid if American soldiers are not granted immunity from prosecution at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. This pronouncement has raised concerns by the human rights group, ‘Human Rights Watch’, but has found support in the Washington-based right-winged think tank, ‘The Heritage Foundation’ (00:29-07:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Customs law enforcement officials from the Caribbean Community have been meeting in Saint Lucia to look at better ways of fighting the drug trade. They will be spreading their intelligence network and reviewing their collaborative efforts (07:25-08:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. Antigua and Barbuda seems to be on course for general elections in a few months’ time. A re-registration of voters is currently underway and Prime Minister Lester Bird has successfully averted a motion of no confidence. Threats to his leadership should be resolved with these elections (08:39-11:24)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. John Lee Malvo the Jamaican sniper suspect accused along with John Allen Muhammad of shooting thirteen people dead has had his trial moved from Washington D.C. to south-eastern Virginia by a judge. The shooting spree is said to be part of an extortion scheme targeting the US government. Reasons for the switch in venue as well as the reaction of his mother in Jamaica are captured in this report (11:25-13:12)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. A new online exhibition in Britain is charting the presence of black people in that country dating back to the 1500s. Organised by the British national archives with dedicated staff the exhibit looks at the black and Asian presence in the country for some 350 years. According to Mike Jarvis it casts new light on the experience of black people in Britain (13:13-15:29)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.lcshMilitary assistance, American -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSoldiers -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshWar crimes investigation -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCocaine -- Saint Luciaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug traffic -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Antigua and Barbudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSnipers -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshExtortion investigation-- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshMurder -- Investigation -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshAsians -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshBlacks -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.lcshImmigrants -- Great Britainen_US
dc.subject.otherCARICOM -- International Lawen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 02-07-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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