Caribbean Report 07-08-2003

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.authorGoffe, Leslie Gordon (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorPrime, Joyce (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorMaharaj, Satnarayan (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorManning, Patrick (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorEdwards, Raymond (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMisick, Michael (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorTaylor, Derek (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorBramble, Peter W. D. (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorWickham, Peter W. (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorGibbs, Stephen (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:30)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. Heated debate over the election of an openly gay Anglican Bishop continues in the US. Leslie Goffe reports that Caribbean born Episcopalians are discussing a break-away from the Church. Among them are Rev. Peter Bramble and Joyce Prime of St. Mark's Episcopal Church, New York (00:31-02:07)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. Following the confirmation of their first openly gay Bishop, American Episcopalians reject a proposal to draft standard language for blessing same sex couples. In the Caribbean, Satnarayan Maharaj of the Hindu organisation, the Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha, anticipates rebellious behaviour from members because of this (02:08-03:14)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. One academic at the University of the West Indies is accusing the Anglican Church and in particular the Province in the Caribbean of being resistant to change. However, Peter Wickham, a Barbadian lecturer believes that the timing is good for the Church to treat with this controversial matter (03:15-06:13)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. The President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez is coming to Trinidad and Tobago for energy talks. Prime Minister Patrick Manning says that he is seeking Venezuelan cooperation in securing a greater share of the US market for liquefied natural gas (LNG). Raymond Edwards reports (06:14-08:35)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Three Tobagonian fishermen lost at sea for thirty-three days return home with a terrifying tale of surviving on raw fish and rainwater. They received medical treatment after their rescue off the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula (08:36-09:10)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Two important by-elections are being held In the Turks and Caicos Islands to determine who will run the country after the Supreme Court threw out previous results in the two constituencies. Both the Opposition PNP leader Michael Misick and the Chief Minister Derek Taylor of the PDP Movement are interviewed (09:11-12:25)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. High ranking economists and banking experts warn that Cuba’s economy is in dire straits. Dennis Flannery, Executive Vice President of the Inter-American Development Bank says that Cuba’s foreign debt has reached a record high and Beatriz Casals, President of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy says that Cuba is experiencing its worse crisis in decades (12:26-13:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. A former rebel, Cuban Commander Eloy Gutiérrez Menoyo who broke with Fidel Castro’s government and ended up serving twenty-two years in prison announces his return to Cuba to lead an opposition movement. Stephen Gibbs reports from Havana (13:04-14:28)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents10. Cuban American leaders in Miami are outraged at the decision of Eloy Gutiérrez Menoyo to return to his homeland. A spokesman for the Cuban American National Foundation says that he has taken a backward step (14:29-14:45)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents11. The United States leads the medals table at the end of the fifth day of the Pan American Games in the Dominican Republic. The Americans have twenty-seven gold medals with Cuba close behind on twenty-two. Apart from Cuba, Caribbean nations are not faring too well (14:46-15:39)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 39 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.lcshAnglican Communion -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshAnglican Communion -- Bishops -- Appointment, call, and electionen_US
dc.subject.lcshEpiscopalians -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshGay clergy -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSame-sex marriage -- Religious aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshChávez Frías, Hugoen_US
dc.subject.lcshSpecial elections -- Turks and Caicos Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshCaribbean Area -- Economic conditions -- 21st centuryen_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba -- Economic conditionsen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical persecution -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDissenters -- Cubaen_US
dc.subject.lcshFishers -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshMissing persons -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshPresidents -- Venezuelaen_US
dc.subject.lcshLiquefied natural gas -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshLiquefied natural gas -- Venezuelaen_US
dc.subject.lcshVisits of state -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshMedals -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshMedals -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshSanatan Dharma Maha Sabha of Trinidad & Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshPan American Gamesen_US
dc.subject.lcshGutiérrez Menoyo, Eloyen_US
dc.subject.otherHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Hinduismen_US
dc.subject.otherFishermen -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.otherFlannery, Dennisen_US
dc.subject.otherCasals, Beatrizen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 07-08-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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