Caribbean Report 23-07-2003

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.authorStewart, Kendall (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGoffe, Leslie Gordon (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Colin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorPersaud, John (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGeorge, Randolf (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorFraser, Tony (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSnaggs, Everald (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorWilmshurst, Rebecca (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorMcKee, Jim (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorNiles, Bertram (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:34)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. A gunman opens fire at New York’s City Hall causing the deaths of at least two councillors. The City’s Mayor, Michael Bloomberg says the incident appears to be a random act. City Councilman Kendall Stewart, a Vincentian is interviewed by Leslie Goffe (00:35-02:04)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. A senior Catholic churchman, Bishop Benedict Singh breaks rank with the other churches and religious groups in Guyana. He says that Catholics will support a law to ban anti-gay discrimination but they remain opposed to homosexuality. A Catholic vicar and the Head of Guyana’s Anglican Church are interviewed (02:05-06:53)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. According to the Minister of National Security and the Commissioner of Police, the Trinidad and Tobago government will add one thousand police to the country’s streets to counter sharp rises in the murder and kidnapping rates. Tony Fraser interviews Minister Everald Snaggs (06:54-09:08)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. In Bermuda, a recent opinion poll shows the two main political parties with seemingly equal support heading into the general elections. Rebecca Wilmshurst joins Jim McKee in this report (09:09-10:59)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. The World Bank says that AIDS and HIV can hit some countries hard enough for their economies to collapse. The Bank has published a report into the long-term effects of AIDS that includes damage to national wealth. It will make grim reading for the Caribbean (11:00-12:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. Three European countries sign an agreement in Bogota to cooperate with Colombia on reducing the trafficking of cocaine. One of the main routes to Europe is through the Caribbean where a new Anti-drugs Unit will be set up. Bertram Niles reports (12:34-14:27)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. Back in the United States, Trinidad and Tobago’s assistant football coach Jamal Shabazz is arrested and detained by US immigration. Based on illegal travel documents and his role in the 1990 coup, he can be sent to jail (14:28-15:32)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 32 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.lcshCity council members -- New York (State)en_US
dc.subject.lcshViolent crimes -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.lcshHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianityen_US
dc.subject.lcshGays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshViolent crimes -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshKidnapping -- Law and legislation -- Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshElections -- Bermuda Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical campaigns -- Bermuda Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshAIDS (Disease) -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshHIV infections -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.subject.lcshDrug control -- Europeen_US
dc.subject.lcshJamaat al Muslimeen (Political movement : Trinidad and Tobago)en_US
dc.subject.lcshCocaine industry -- Colombiaen_US
dc.subject.lcshCoups d'état --Trinidad and Tobagoen_US
dc.subject.lcshIllegal aliens -- United Statesen_US
dc.subject.otherCocaine traffic -- Caribbean Areaen_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 23-07-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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