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#PUBLIC procurement processes in the Bahamas, long derided by the US State Department as “opaque,” will be standardised through the Public Procurement Bill 2018, a draft version of which has been submitted to the Organization of American States who released the document. #The bill will bring ...
He said Mr Mitchell had been misleading in his public comments on the situation. #“We travel nowhere that we are not required to travel,” Mr Lloyd said. “For instance, the government of The Bahamas is the chair of the Inter-American Committee at the Organisation of American States. That's required.

Penn recently launched a Model Organization of American States program that will soon engage students from local high schools in Philadelphia. Although many universities nationwide have been participating in MOAS for the past 36 years, Penn has recently joined their legions thanks to two Latin ...
... to Dominica's request for a waiver of its fees to the Organization of American States in the wake of the destruction caused by the hurricane in September ... of Trinidad and Tobago during a meeting of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States (OAS) which was held on the 23rd March, ...
State Rep. Carlos Trujillo of Miami was confirmed by the United States Senate Thursday night and now is officially the U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States. As such, he will serve as one of four deputies to former South Carolina Gov. and current U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley. The House ...
Carlos Trujillo was confirmed as U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States by the U.S. Senate on Thursday. ... of U.S.-Latin American relations, Carlos Trujillo is an outstanding choice to serve as U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States," Florida Republican Sen.

Miami Republican state Rep. Carlos Trujillo was unanimously approved Thursday as the United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States. His nomination was originally floated by the Trump White House in 2017, well ahead of the Legislative Session that just wrapped, but Democratic U.S. ...
Washington, DC – A photographic exhibition entitled “Reclaiming the legacy of our leaders of African descent in the Americas 1809 – 1910” was mounted at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, DC. This photo exhibition honoured the African heritage of some of the hemisphere' s most ...
According to a March 20th, 2018 Agence-France Presse (AFP) report, the members of the Organization of American States (OAS) used the seventh annual Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL) summit in Buenos Aires last week to support a non-binding resolution aimed at reducing or ...
By BBN Staff: A meeting of the Belize-Guatemala Joint Commission was held today under the auspices of the Organization of American States (OAS), in Teakettle Village, Cayo District. The meeting was headed by the Commissioners of both countries, the Ambassador of Belize in Guatemala H.E. Alexis ...
A principal, autonomous body of the Organization of American States (OAS), the IACHR derives its mandate from the OAS Charter and the American Convention on Human Rights. The Inter-American Commission has a mandate to promote respect for and to defend human rights in the region and acts as a ...
The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (EOM/OAS) in Colombia, headed by the former Vice President of Costa Rica, Kevin Casas Zamora, deployed a team of 20 experts and observers to cover the legislative elections and inter-party consultations in six departments and ...
The White House said Pence would use his address to the Organization of American States to call of nations to increase pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to address the country's humanitarian crisis, release political prisoners and hold free and fair elections. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) ...
The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (EOM/OAS) in Colombia today presented its preliminary report on the legislative elections and inter-party consultations held on Sunday, March 12, the first elections in the country since the signing of the Peace Agreements, which ...
Photo: Michael Sloley Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Senator the Hon. Pearnel Charles Jr. (left); and Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Nestor Mendez (second left), look on as juvenile offenders at the South Camp Correctional ...
Photo: Dave Reid Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Minister, Senator the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith (left), listens to a point being made by the Organization of American States (OAS) Representative in Jamaica, Jeanelle van Glaanen Weygel (right), at the opening ceremony of the organisation's 70th ...
The Organization of American States, a continental organization dedicated to addressing Western Hemispheric affairs, urged Venezuela to postpone April's presidential elections and guarantee a “just and free” process with international oversight. The organization passed a resolution with 19 member ...

With President Donald Trump singling out "the communist and socialist dictatorships in Cuba and Venezuela" in his State of the Union address and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson using his first trip to Latin America to rally regional support for tougher measures against Venezuela, the Trump administration ...
WASHINGTON – The Organisation of American States (OAS) says its Permanent Council on Friday held a special session to commemorate the “International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Trans-Atlantic slave trade”.
The increase in political killings “is absolutely unacceptable in an electoral process,” said Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States, which plans to send a team to observe Mexico's July voting. “It's an average of one murder of a candidate every four or five days,” he said in ...
CIM, of the Organisation of American States (OAS), is the main hemispheric forum that links public policies with the international legal framework on human rights through dialogue among strategic sectors. “It pertains to both sexes and the education must continue to make this clear on the ground. There is ...
The OAS is discussing who will permanently replace the leader of its Honduran anti-corruption commission who stepped down last week, a move which has U.S. government support. The Organization of American States (OAS) is discussing who will permanently replace the leader of its Honduran ...
... the two tenets of the Monroe Doctrine established by the United States in 1823, a successful and long-standing strategy that perpetuated Washington's hegemony in Latin America until November 2013, when then-U.S. chief diplomat John Kerry declared its “end” at the Organization of American States.
Caracas, February 19, 2018 (venezuelanalysis.com) –Venezuela's Foreign Ministry sent a formal letter to its Peruvian counterpart Saturday confirming President Nicolas Maduro's attendance at the upcoming Organization of American States' (OAS) Summit of the Americas this April, despite being declared ...
#A NEW report has been produced on the Organization of American States (OAS), a body that began with ideals appropriate to the geo-politics of the ... #This latest report entitled, “Rebuilding Hemispheric Consensus: “A Reform for the Organization of American States” is written by Ben Raderstorf and ...
A new report has been produced on the Organisation of American States (OAS), a body that began with ideals appropriate to the geo-politics of the 1940's. Those old ideals were enshrined in a Charter that now traps the Organisation and immobilises it. Over time, the organisation has become contentious, ...
A new report has been produced on the Organization of American States (OAS), a body that began with ideals appropriate to the geo-politics of the 1940s. .... Sir Ronald Sanders is Antigua and Barbuda's ambassador to the US, Organisation of American States, and high commissioner to Canada; an ...
Hernandez wrote on Twitter late Thursday night that he regretted the resignation of Juan Jimenez, a Peruvian who led the Organization of American States (OAS) mission, and would meet with mission officials to discuss the best way forward. "The government of Honduras reiterates its commitment to the ...
Last June, Cancun, foreign ministers from the 34-member Organisation of American States (OAS) failed to reach agreement on a resolution criticizing ... He said they both expressed regret that the attempts by the Organisation of American States (OAS) to “promote dialogue have not been met with success”.
... scholarship opportunities that are available from the Organisation of American States (OAS). The Human Resources Department of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is pleased to inform that the Organization of American States (OAS) is once again awarding scholarships to citizens of the OAS member ...
Christopher Tufton (at podium), addresses a drug forum organised by the National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA), today (February 13), at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. Listening keenly (from left) are Executive Director of the NCDA, Michael Tucker; Organization of American States (OAS) ...
HAVANA, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- Cuba on Thursday denounced attempts to exclude Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from attending the upcoming Summit of the Americas, to be held in Peru in April. "Cuba energetically rejects" the move by the so-called Lima Group of Latin American countries whose ...
In a June meeting in Cancun, foreign ministers from the 34-nation Organization of American States (OAS) failed to reach agreement on a resolution criticizing Venezuela, with only 20 countries backing the proposal, shy of the 23-nation threshold. Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and ...
... scholarship opportunities that are available from the Organisation of American States (OAS). The Human Resources Department of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is pleased to inform that the Organization of American States (OAS) is once again awarding scholarships to citizens of the OAS member ...
Christopher Tufton (at podium), addresses a drug forum organised by the National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA), today (February 13), at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. Listening keenly (from left) are Executive Director of the NCDA, Michael Tucker; Organization of American States (OAS) ...
The U.S. belongs to several multilateral organizations of North and South American countries, the largest of which is the Organization of American States. In a report on which this testimony is based, we found that the U.S. paid over 57% of total assessed contributions for these organizations between 2014 ...
A report conducted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, a branch of the Organization of American States, revealed that almost 70% of Venezuelan children under the age of five are malnourished - 15% of which are in extreme condition. The commission considered the country's situation ...
Making no attempt to explain why the elections in Honduras were legitimate, in spite of the fact that even the Organization of American States does not recognize the results, demonstrates a glaring aspect of the Trump administration: its complete contempt for the truth. Second, Latin Americans fully agree ...
Tillerson said the US appreciates Jamaica adding its voice to this issue, noting that Jamaica's vote in the Organization of American States (OAS) to achieve stability, prosperity and support democracy in Venezuela “has demonstrated exceptional support to the human rights issues that confront us in the ...
In a meeting last year of the Organization of American States, the hemisphere's premier diplomatic body, an effort to create a coalition against Venezuela's Maduro, led by the United States and Mexico, was thwarted by Caribbean nations. Some Latin American leaders also view cutting off Venezuela's oil ...
Juan Jimenez Mayor, lead spokesperson and investigator of The Commission Against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras (MACCIH) formed in 2016 by the Organization of American States (OAS), says MACCIH previously thought the alleged ring, known as the “Network of Functionaries” consisted of ...
The United States belongs to several organizations that promote health care, democracy, and other causes in the Americas. For example, the Organization of American States is investigating actions of the Venezuelan government against its citizens, and the Pan American Health Organization is fighting ...
... the total, and has asked for a recount from three rural departments where turnout was about 20 percent higher than the average in the rest of the country. The monitoring group from the Organization of American States said Sunday that the complaints over those 5,200 polling places should be considered.
The hardliners have won a sympathetic ear from international critics, including Luis Almagro, the head of the Organization of American States, who this week said that "if I were Venezuelan, I wouldn't go to the dialogue." Reflecting those tensions, the opposition delegation led by National Assembly ...
The students have selected the Dominican Republic as their “nation” and have identified specific discussion topics to be discussed, such as the drug and crime rates and the benefits of being a member of the Organization of American States. When asked why would they want to go, one student responded, ...
... Taleb Rifai, secretary general, UNWTO; Luis Almagro, secretary general of the Organization of American States; Alexandre Meira da Rosa, ...
Also present at the meeting were Organization of American States Secretary General Luis Almagro and UN High Commissioner Human Rights ...
... speaks during a vigil in honor of her mother on April 5, 2016 outside of the World Bank and the Organization of American States (OAS).
United Nations U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, right, listens as Organization of American States Secretary General Luis Almargo speaks during ...
United Nations U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley, right, listens as Organization of American States Secretary General Luis Almargo speaks during ...


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