The OAS and the Crisis in Venezuela: Luis Almagro and his Labyrinth

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In a shameful series of events that transpired this past April 3, a group of member countries decided on their own to convene the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) without authorization of the President of this body, Diego Pary, the representative of Bolivia to the OAS. This meeting was without doubt one of the most controversial moments of Secretary General Luis Almagro’s performance as a controversial figure since assuming his post in May 2015… Leer más >>

Venezuelan Crisis: An Open Letter to Secretary General of the OAS, Luis Leonardo Almagro Lemes

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We, the undersigned organizations and individuals from the United States and Canada, are deeply concerned by your intervention in Venezuela on behalf of the opposition United Democratic Roundtable (MUD) and its allies in Washington as well as your relentless attacks on the administration of President Nicolás Maduro… Leer más >>

Sign the letter to Secretary General of the OAS in solidarity with Venezuela!

I am writing to ask if you would endorse the attached open letter to Secretary General of the OAS Luis Almagro, urging him to play a less partisan role and support constructive means to address the political polarization and economic crisis in Venezuela. Peace and dialogue are the only viable approaches to democratic solutions to the region’s urgent challenges, not further escalation of conflict and threats of invasion…

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Activists interrupt meeting of US ambassadors at the Council of the Americas in solidarity with Berta Cáceres

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Various activist from the Latin American and Caribbean Action Network (LACAN) interrupted a meeting of the Council of the Americas, an organization that represents private businesses on the continent, with messages critical of the roll of the United States in the climate of insecurity for community leaders in Honduras… Leer más >>

Speech of Obama regarding new policies on the embargo against Cuba

Good afternoon. Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba. In the most significant changes in our policy in more than fifty years, we will end an outdated approach that, for decades, has failed to advance our interests, and instead we will begin to normalize relations between our two countries. Leer más >>