Caribbean Report 05-03-1990

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.authorCrosskill, Hugh (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorNorton, Michael (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMiller, David (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorTimmins, Jerry (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorO'Connell, Rhona (analyst)
dc.contributor.authorCowal, Sally (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorHoneyghan, Lloyd (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorKhan, Sharief (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.descriptionIncludes a musical interlude at the beginning of the report.en_US
dc.description.abstractAmidst mounting pressures at home and abroad, the Haitian people anticipates the stepping down of President Prosper Avril. The president is warned by the Caribbean and Central American Action group to ensure a smooth transition to democracy. Secondly, the United States government is interested in free and fair general elections in Guyana and will be working to achieve this goal in the coming months. The report concludes with the defeat of Jamaican-born, Lloyd Honeyghan by American, Mark Breland at the WBA Welterweight Championship.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-01:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Mounting pressure for Haitian President Prosper Avril to step down amid opposition threats of mass demonstrations. Michael Norton reports from Port-au-Prince and comments from David Miller, Caribbean and Central American Action. Special report from Jerry Timmins in the Haitian village of Balam Bay (01:30-08:57)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Financial News. Rona O'Connell, Shearson Lehman Hutton comments on the price of gold (08:58-10:10)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. US government interested in free and fair general elections in Guyana. Comments from Sally Cowal, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs and Sharief Khan reports from Georgetown (10:11-12:26)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. Boxer Lloyd Honeyghan defeated by Mark Breland in WBA Welterweight Championship. Interview with Lloyd Honeyghan (12:27-15:52)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 52 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.lcshElections -- Haiti.en_US
dc.subject.lcshAvril, Prosper.en_US
dc.subject.lcshHaiti -- Politics and government.en_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Guyana.en_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- Foreign relations -- Guyana.en_US
dc.subject.lcshBoxing matches.en_US
dc.subject.otherCaribbean and Central American Action.en_US
dc.subject.otherBreland, Mark.en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 05-03-1990en_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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