Category - Jamaica-Venezuela

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OAS votes make diplomatic solution for Venezuelan crisis more difficult

OAS votes make diplomatic solution for Venezuela crisis more difficult Ambassador Curtis A. Ward The vote in the OAS General Assembly (OASGA) in Medellin, Colombia (June 26-28) to accredit the designee of the National Assembly of Venezuela is a retrograde step for the OAS.  It further erodes any slender possibility the OAS had to play an impartial role in seeking a negotiated settlement of the Venezuelan crisis. This latest vote is yet another in a series of divisive and controversial votes in...

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Jamaica, Expropriation by any Means is an Absolute Last Resort!

Jamaica, Expropriation by any Means is an Absolute Last Resort! Ambassador Curtis A. Ward (11 Jan 2019) — Jamaica’s Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade Minister, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson-Smith’s announcement, on January 9, 2019, that the Jamaican government “proposes to use legislation to retake ownership of the 49% shareholdings in Petrojam currently held by PDV Caribe S.A. …to ensure (Jamaica’s) energy security,” is an unusual and perhaps unprecedented unilateral...