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OAS office closure in Nicaragua

28 April, 2022 | News

Remarks by U.S. Interim Permanent Representative to the OAS Brad Freden at the April 27, 2022, OAS Regular Permanent Council Meeting Agenda Item 6:  The…

Pro-democracy advocates rally outside of the Organization of the American States to condemn the Ortega regime crackdown in Nicaragua, and demand the freedom of political prisoners and a stop to the government's human rights violations against critics, June 23, 2021. (AP Photo)

OAS Adopts Resolution on Nicaragua Invoking the Democratic Charter

8 December, 2021 | News, Speeches

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Interim Permanent Representative of the United States December 8, 2021 Thank you, Chair.  We would like to thank all the OAS delegations that voted in favor of this resolution today.  The United States believes this resolution sets a clear path for Nicaragua to return to democracy and respect for human rights.    While the United States regrets that Nicaragua took steps to withdraw from the OAS, member states must remain engaged and do all we can to uphold our collective commitments under the Inter American Democratic Charter.  In fact, Nicaragua must still meet its commitments under the Charter despite its recent efforts to withdraw.   The region and the international community must continue to stand together with the Nicaraguan people in support of their right to freely choose their representatives.    Nicaragua joined…

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IACHR Condemns Nicaragua Elections

3 November, 2021 | News, Speeches

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Interim U.S. Permanent Representative November 3, 2021 Thank you, Chair.  We would like to thank the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights…

OAS Resolution Condemns Repression in Nicaragua.

OAS Adopts Resolution Condemning Repression in Nicaragua

20 October, 2021 | News, Speeches

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Interim Permanent Representative of the United States October 20, 2021 Thank you, Chair.  We would like to congratulate all the OAS delegations that voted in favor of this resolution today.  The resolution sends a clear message to President Ortega and Vice…

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“Encounter of Two Worlds”

5 October, 2021 | News

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Interim Permanent Representative of the United States October 5, 2021 Thank you, Chair, the United States welcomes the opportunity to come together to recognize the role and contributions of…

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