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OAS Adopts Resolution on Nicaragua

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo September 12, 2018 Thank you Madam Chair for convening another Special Session of this Council.  Our Organization has a responsibility to remain engaged and respond to the situation in Nicaragua — which has shifted to a campaign of intimidation and threats against the government’s perceived opponents. The efforts of our ...
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U.S. Mission Highlights Efforts to Advance International Religious Freedom

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback OAS Permanent Council September 5, 2018 I would like to begin by extending my thanks to Ambassador Rita María Hernández Bolaños, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, for calling this meeting and to our U.S. Mission – represented today by Deputy Permanent Representative Alexis Ludwig, for ...
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OAS Permanent Council Holds Special Meeting on Venezuela Migration Crisis

Remarks by Alexis Ludwig Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative September 5, 2018 Thank you Madam Chair, and distinguished presenters. The United States is pleased that the Secretary General, with the support of the Colombian government, has requested the convocation of this important session of the Permanent Council. The United States remains concerned about the struggle Venezuelan ...
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Ambassador Haley Chairs Historic UN Security Council Meeting on Nicaragua

Ambassador Haley Chairs Historic UN Security Council Meeting on Nicaragua The United Nations September 5, 2018  Ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, chaired a historic UN Security Council briefing this morning on the situation in Nicaragua. This was the first time the Security Council addressed the deteriorating human rights and security ...
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Joint Communiqué Between the Working Group on Nicaragua and the Secretary General of the OAS on the Situation in Nicaragua

September 1, 2018 The Working Group for Nicaragua of the Permanent Council of the OAS and the Secretary General of the OAS, Commit to cooperate, each within their respective competencies, to bring to bear all relevant components of the Inter American system to advance a consistent and effective approach to achieve an inclusive and useful ...
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