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Remarks by Vice President Pence at a Special Session of the United Nations Security Council on the Crisis in Venezuela

April 10, 2019 United Nations Headquarters New York, New York 11:06 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Secretary General, Mr. President, to all the members of the Security Council: I am here today, on behalf of the President of the United States of America, to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela and to call on ...
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OAS Permanent Council Accepts Appointment of Designated Permanent Representative of Interim President of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó

April 9, 2019 The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today approved a resolution on the situation in Venezuela in which it resolves to accept the appointment of Mr. Gustavo Tarre as Venezuela’s legitimate permanent representative, pending free and fair elections and the appointment of a democratically elected government. The resolution was ...
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OAS Permanent Council Holds Special Session to Consider the Situation in Nicaragua

Remarks by Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States Alexis F. Ludwig April 5, 2019 Thank you Mr. Chairman for convening today’s special session of the Permanent Council to consider recent events in Nicaragua. Thank you also to the panel of experts for your compelling presentations this afternoon. These presentations should spur us all to ...
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OAS Hosts Conference: “Roundtable on Economic Prosperity for All: Tourism and the LGBTI Community”

On April 5, 2019, the LGBTI Core Group of the Organization of American States (OAS), in collaboration with the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development, the Department of Social Inclusion of the Secretariat of Access to Rights and Equity and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the OAS, hosted a roundtable on economic prosperity for ...
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