U.S. Department of State Response to February 22 Open Letter from Human Rights Activists

March 3, 2023 To Whom it May Concern: Thank you for your February 22 letter regarding the decision to withdraw the nomination of Professor James Cavallaro to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR).  On behalf of the Secretary, and in my capacity as Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS), we appreciate …

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OAS Holds Special Session on the Situation in Venezuela

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Permanent Representative of the United States September 29, 2020 Mr. Chair, the United States thanks the presenters for their work and their insightful and persuasive presentations. After these presentations there can be no doubt that the brutal control by illegitimate Maduro regime has resulted in massive human rights violations. Their …

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Remarks by Ambassador Todd Robinson

Remarks by Ambassador Todd Robinson OAS Permanent Council August 2, 2018 Thank you Madam Chair for convening another Special Session of this Council. Our Organization has a responsibility to respond to the rapidly deteriorating situation in Nicaragua. Madam Chair, the situation continues to worsen by the day. This despite the growing international condemnation of the …

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