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OAS Marks 25th Anniversary of the AMIA Bombing

Remarks by Alexis Ludwig July 18, 2019 Madam Chair, I want to begin by thanking the delegation of Argentina for placing this important issue on the agenda of our Permanent Council. Betty Ehrenberg of the World Jewish Congress and Executive Secretary Paulo Abrao, thank you as well for joining us. Colleagues, today we solemnly recall ...
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U.S. Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams Addresses OAS Press Conference

On July 12, 2019 the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) hosted a press conference on “International Crimes in Venezuela: Extrajudicial Killings, Torture, Political Prisoners and Forced Displacement,” at the headquarters of the Organization in Washington DC. The event include the participation of:  Secretary General Luis Almagro; United States Special Representative for ...
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Secretary DeVos Addresses Ministerial Meeting of Education Ministers

Remarks by United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos July 8, 2019 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister Browne, Madame Executive Secretary, Distinguished Ministers of Education and Heads of Delegation, Ladies and Gentlemen. It’s a pleasure to join all of you today for the 10th Inter-American Education Ministerial meeting. I very much appreciate the opportunity this ...
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OAS General Assembly Adopts Resolution on Nicaragua

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo OAS General Assembly Medellin, Colombia June 28, 2019 Thank you Mr. President. The United States is very pleased to support this resolution which strongly condemns the actions of the Nicaraguan Government and calls for the restoration of democracy in Nicaragua. We would like to thank Canada and Chile for co-chairing ...
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OAS General Assembly Adopts Resolution on Venezuela

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo OAS General Assembly Medellin, Colombia June 28, 2019 Mr. President, the United States is very pleased to support this resolution accepting the representatives of the democratically elected Venezuelan National Assembly. We welcome the decision of the OAS General Assembly to follow the lead of the OAS Permanent Council, so that ...
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