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Challenges to Jamaican and Caribbean Security

  Challenges to Jamaican and Caribbean Security Ambassador Curtis A. Ward Lecture at the University of the West Indies (MSBM), Kingston, Jamaica (15 March 2019) Thank you for asking me to share my perspectives on Challenges to Jamaican and Caribbean Security. I will try to narrow the scope of my presentation as best I can to fit into the limited time given to me. I decided I would use my lecture to challenge Jamaican and Caribbean policymakers and decision makers, leaders of the security...

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Questions I would have asked Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness

Questions I would have asked Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (29 Nov. 2018) — As a Host of CaribNation TV, I requested an interview with Jamaican Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness to take place during his visit to Washington DC from November 25-29, 2018. With the expectation that I would have the opportunity to sit down with the Prime Minister, I was asked to submit the subject areas for the interview which I provided in great detail. I was...

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State Department Budget Cuts Deeply into Caribbean Programs

State Department Budget Cuts Deeply into Caribbean Programs Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (08 November 2017) — Over the past few months I have been raising alarm concerning the possible impact president Donald Trump’s budget cuts on the U.S. State Department were expected to have on USAID assistance programs and the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI).  Now that the FY 2018 Budget is advancing in the U.S. Congress, Caribbean diplomatic efforts and Caribbean Diaspora political action...