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OAS Condemns the Worsening Crisis in Guatemala

Remarks by Ambassador Francisco O. Mora December 12, 2023 Mr. Chair, and colleagues, we continue to witness with a heavy heart the alarming and escalating situation in Guatemala. The United States, in solidarity with the principles of this Organization, condemns in the strongest terms the continued assault on Guatemala’s democratic foundations.   The most recent actions ... Read More»

OAS Marks Human Rights Day

Remarks by Ambassador Francisco O. Mora December 5, 2023 Chair, colleagues, and distinguished guests, As we gather today in the Hall of the Americas, we do so with a deep sense of responsibility and commitment to upholding the principles that have shaped our region’s collective journey towards justice, dignity, and freedom. Seventy-five years ago, in ... Read More»

OAS Adopts Resolution on the Situation in Haiti

Remarks by Ambassador Francisco O. Mora November 17, 2023 Mr. Chairman and colleagues, the United States welcomes the adoption of today’s OAS Permanent Council resolution concerning the security situation in Haiti.   This resolution represents a crucial step forward in addressing the pressing challenges Haiti faces, and reaffirms our collective commitment to supporting the people of ... Read More»

OAS Adopts Resolution on the Situation in Guatemala

Remarks by Ambassador Francisco O. Mora November 15, 2023 Mr. Chair, my delegation would like to express our gratitude to the delegations of Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, and Uruguay for their dedication and co-sponsorship of the OAS Permanent Council resolution presented for adoption today. This collective effort reaffirms a shared commitment to uphold ... Read More»