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Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick on U.S.-Caribbean Energy Cooperation

On November 19, 2015, Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick addressed the OAS Permanent Council following a presentation by the Venezuelan government’s Minister of Popular Power for Oil and Mining Eulogio del Pino. Thank you, Mr. Chair. The United States recognizes the challenges that Caribbean nations face due to their high energy costs, particularly ...
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Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick on Haiti Elections

On November 9, 2015, Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick addressed the OAS Permanent Council to laud the work of the OAS electoral observation mission to Haiti’s presidential elections carried out on October 25, 2015. Mr. Chairman, my delegation wishes to take a moment to praise the ongoing efforts of the OAS Electoral Observation ...
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Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick on the Human Rights Situation in Venezuela

On October 21, 2015, Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick addressed the OAS Permanent Council following a presentation by the Venezuelan government’s Executive Secretary of the National Council for Human Rights Larry Devoe Marquez. Thank you, Madame Chair. Ladies and Gentleman, good morning to one and all. We are pleased to see the Secretary ...
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14th Anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter

On September 17, 2015, Interim Permanent Representative of the United States Michael J. Fitzpatrick addressed a meeting of the OAS Committee on Juridical and Political Affairs to commemorate the 14th anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter. Thank you and congratulations, Mr. Chair, for convening today’s meeting. First, the United States joins all assembled in expressing ...
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Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Michael J. Fitzpatrick

Interim Permanent Representative Fitzpatrick addressed a Special Meeting of the OAS Permanent Council to address the humanitarian crisis along the Colombia-Venezuela border and Colombia’s request for a Consultation of Ministers, August 31, 2015. Thank you Mr. Chair.  The United States has taken note of the ongoing humanitarian situation along the Colombia-Venezuela border. The United States ...
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