Security and Good Governance in U.S.-Jamaica Relations

  “Security and Good Governance in U.S.–Jamaica Relations” by Ambassador Curtis A. Ward [The following background paper was prepared for my presentation on the Panel on “Security and Good Governance” in the “Dialogue between Democracies: The Future of U.S. – Jamaica Bilateral Relations” organized by CaPRI and the U.S. Embassy (Kingston) at the Mid-Town Hilton Hotel, NYC, March 24, ...

Security Agenda in United States-Caribbean Relations

the Ward Post – Ambassador Curtis A. Ward There are new and developing trends which portend grave danger to Caribbean societies.  Increased drug trafficking through the region, the threat of diminishing security assistance, and signs of radicalization leading to violent extremism threatens Caribbean societies.  Understanding what is at stake calls for proactive engagement, action if ...