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Permanent Council Holds Special Session on the Report of the OAS High Level Commission on Nicaragua

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo U.S. Permanent Representative Monday, November 25, 2019 Mr. Chair, Mr. Secretary General: the OAS and the OAS Member States have been enormously patient in pressing the Ortega regime to meet its commitments under the Inter-American Democratic Charter — and its promises to the opposition Civic Alliance to conduct effective dialogue ...
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Commerce Assistant Secretary Fleming Addresses CIDI

John Fleming, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, addressed the OAS Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) on November 14, 2019.  In his remarks, he shared U.S. economic development best practices with leaders from across the Western Hemisphere. He also highlighted that through the Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) program, financed by the U.S. Department ...
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Remarks on Elections in Dominica

Remarks by Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative Alexis F. Ludwig November 20, 2019 Madam Chair and OAS Ambassadors, the United States is very proud of the role of the OAS in promoting and protecting democracy and free and fair elections throughout the Hemisphere. We strongly believe, as stated in the OAS Charter, that democracy is the foundation ...
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OAS Permanent Council Approves Resolution on the Situation in Bolivia

Remarks by Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative Alexis F. Ludwig November 20, 2019 Madame Chair, the United States firmly supports the draft resolution we are considering today. It is the product of wide consultation and hard work among OAS member states that stand for representative democracy and unfailingly strive to uphold the principles that bind us ...
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Report of the OAS High-Level Commission on Nicaragua

Report of the OAS High-Level Commission on Nicaragua November 19, 2019 Read the full report  here Executive Summary In keeping with Resolution  AG/RES.2943 (XLIX-O/19) , adopted on June 28, 2019 at the Fourth Plenary Session of the forty-ninth regular session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), which stated that human rights violations that ...
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