Caribbean Report 22-07-2003

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.authorNiles, Bertram (anchor)
dc.contributor.authorMcKee, Jim (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Orin (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorZuill, Bill (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorVenetiaan, Ronald (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorvan Frederikslust, Steven (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorDominique, Joe (correspondent)
dc.contributor.authorSanders, Ronald (interviewee)
dc.contributor.authorDev, Ravi (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Roger (speaker)
dc.contributor.authorRichards, Ken (correspondent)
dc.coverage.spatialCaribbean Area.en_US
dc.creatorThe British Broadcasting Corporationen_US
dc.description.tableofcontents1. Headlines (00:00-00:29)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents2. The main political parties in Bermuda are wrapping up their campaigns for the general elections. The incumbent Progressive Labour Party will present its thirty-six candidates against the selections of the United Bermuda Party. Important campaign issues have been health care for the elderly, escalating crime, housing and education (00:30-03:32)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents3. As the Bermuda election approaches a leaked Auditor General’s report has cited instances of alleged mismanagement and corruption that seem damaging to the government. Bill Zuill, Editor of the newspaper where it was published defends the timing (03:33-05:19)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents4. In Suriname, questions are being asked about the provision of security at the home of President Ronald Venetiaan after it was destroyed by fire. The police have determined that the perpetrator was a sister-in-law with a history of mental illness (05:20-06:38)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents5. A new cabinet for the Netherland Antilles is being sworn in minus the gentleman expected to be Prime Minister. The reason is that he is under investigation for alleged corruption. From Saint Martin, Joe Dominique reports on the event and the surprising omission (06:39-08:18)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents6. Antigua and Barbuda says it is confident about a win in an internet gaming case against the United States. Sir Ronald Sanders, Antigua’s Chief Diplomat presented Antigua’s case before The World Trade Organization (WTO). The latter has set-up a panel to investigate Antiguan claims that the US is breaking global trading rules (08:19-11:33)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents7. At least fifteen people, mostly young males are killed in Haiti when a high tension wire falls on onlookers at a basketball game. Electricity networks in Haitian towns like Petit Goâve are unreliable with many systems being more than sixty years old (11:34-12:03)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents8. In Guyana, parliamentarians are about to vote for a measure that will outlaw discrimination because of sexual orientation but the contentious debate on choice of vote continues among the religious leaders, human rights campaigners and politicians. Pastor Roger Williams says Christians, Hindus and Muslims are united in their stance against it (12:04-13:54)en_US
dc.description.tableofcontents9. According to a new report published by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), some UK-based overseas nurses are having difficulty coping in the British putting-out system. The RCN says foreign nurses working in British hospitals and care homes face racism, exploitation and isolation. Ken Richards reports (13:55-15:33)en_US
dc.formatStereo 192 bit rate MP3;44,100 Mega bits;16 biten_US
dc.format.extent15 min. 33 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 -- Bermuda Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical campaigns -- Bermuda Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical corruption -- Bermuda Islandsen_US
dc.subject.lcshPrime ministers -- Dwellings -- Surinameen_US
dc.subject.lcshNetherlands Antilles -- Politics and governmenten_US
dc.subject.lcshPolitical corruption -- Netherlands Antillesen_US
dc.subject.lcshInternet games industry -- Antigua and Barbudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshRevenue -- Antigua and Barbudaen_US
dc.subject.lcshElectrocution -- Haitien_US
dc.subject.lcshGuyana Human Rights Associationen_US
dc.subject.lcshHomosexuality -- Religious aspectsen_US
dc.subject.lcshGays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Guyanaen_US
dc.subject.lcshForeign workers, Britishen_US
dc.subject.lcshMinorities in nursing -- United Kingdomen_US
dc.subject.lcshRoyal College of Nursing (Great Britain)en_US
dc.titleCaribbean Report 22-07-2003
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US


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