Governments slow to react to coronavirus crisis

Governments slow to react to coronavirus crisis

Earl Moxom, host of That’s a Rap, on Radio Jamaica 94 FM

Link to entire interview

Ambassador Curtis Ward, a US based attorney and former Jamaican representative at the UN Security Council, spoke with Earl Moxam, host of Radio Jamaica’s Sunday news review show, That’s a Rap, on March 29 about the coronavirus pandemic. They also discussed the recent indictment of Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, by the United States on drug trafficking charges.

Moxam asked him first for an overview of how governments across the world have been responding: Link to entire interview


About the author

Ambassador Curtis A. Ward

Ambassador Curtis A. Ward is a former Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of Jamaica to the United Nations with Special Responsibility for Security Council Affairs (1999-2002) serving on the UN Security Council for two years. He served three years as Expert Adviser to the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee. He is an Attorney-at-Law and International Consultant with extensive knowledge and experience in national and international legal and policy frameworks for effective implementation of United Nations (UN) and other international anti-terrorism mandates; the legal and administrative requirements to effectively implement and enforce anti-money laundering and countering financing of terrorism (AML/CFT); extensive knowledge of the legal and regulatory requirements for effective implementation and enforcement of United Nations multilateral and U.S.-imposed unilateral sanctions; and the imperatives for Rule of Law and governance. He is a geopolitical and international security analyst, and a human rights, democracy, and anticorruption advocate.

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