Lisa Hanna speaks on Jamaica foreign policy, Caribbean leadership, and Diaspora engagement
(Exclusive Interview with the Hon. Lisa Hanna, MP, member of Jamaica Parliament)
Ambassador Curtis A. Ward
(05 July 2020) — In this exclusive interview with the Hon. Lisa Hanna, MP (SE St. Ann), member of the Jamaica Parliament and Opposition Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Ms. Hanna shared her perspectives on a number of issues of great importance to Jamaica and members of the Jamaican and Caribbean diaspora. Ms. Hanna, an emerging future leader in the region, shared, exclusively with Ambassador Curtis Ward, host of CaribNation TV, and publisher and editor of The Ward Post, her perspectives on politics in Jamaica and her motivation and passion to be a servant of the people.
Ms. Hanna evaluated the state of Jamaican foreign policy today versus what it used to be, and, most importantly her own vision for Jamaica’s role in global affairs and within CARICOM. Ms. Hanna pointed to at least one current Caribbean prime minister who has emerged as a Caribbean leader within the region.
On the issue of Jamaican diaspora engagement by the government of Jamaica, Ms. Hanna, in recognizing the importance of the diaspora to Jamaica, offered her own vision on what the government’s role should be. Ms. Hanna also addressed a number of social issues, in particular with regard to youth and women in Jamaican society.
Please use the link to watch the entire interview with the Hon. Lisa Hanna, MP.
© 2020 Curtis A. Ward/The Ward Post & CaribNation TV