Category - Democracy

Democracy January 6

In Defense of  Democracy in the US and the Caribbean

In Defense of  Democracy in the US and the Caribbean Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (06 January 2022) – I begin with the premise, if American democracy fails, so will democracy in the Caribbean and elsewhere in the world. I have been writing about the threats to democracy for quite some time. Earlier on in my life’s experiences, perhaps I was somewhat naive to believe democracy which represents the will of the people cannot fail. Never before now have I experienced the level of fragility of...

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Democracy Must Deliver Human Security

Democracy Must Deliver Human Security Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (23 December 2021) — I, among others, enthusiastically promote democratic ideals as the best option, the only way to guarantee the rights and freedoms to which all peoples of the world are entitled. I regard these rights and freedoms to be nonnegotiable, and the governments we elect must be focused on delivering on these expectations. They are given the opportunity to govern in order to fulfill these basic, but critically...

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Assault on Democracy and America’s Response

Assault on Democracy and America’s Response Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (17 December 2021)—Whether planned as an insurrection, a terrorist attack on the U.S. Congress, a conspiracy to engage in a coup to overturn a legitimate election, the unprecedented January 6, 2021, events were an assault on democracy. Not just on American democracy but on global democracy. The lame-duck American president Donald Trump and his sycophants needed no Russian autocrat to help them. The Russians could not have...

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