Organization of American States

U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) Announces Visit by White House Advisor Ivanka Trump and OPIC President Ray W. Washburne To Highlight Women’s Empowerment in the Americas

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Today, the U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) announced the scheduled visit by White House Advisor Ivanka Trump and Ray W. Washburne, President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), to address the organization’s member states on Administration efforts … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) Announces Visit by White House Advisor Ivanka Trump and OPIC President Ray W. Washburne To Highlight Women’s Empowerment in the Americas

WASHINGTON | Correction: OAS Nicaragua resolution story

WASHINGTON  — In a July 18 story about a resolution adopted by the Organization of American States, The Associated Press reported erroneously the position of Sen. Bob Menendez. He is the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, not the chairman. A corrected version of the story is below: OAS condemns human rights abuses … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: OAS Nicaragua resolution story

WASHINGTON | OAS asks US to reunite migrant families as soon as possible

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Organization of American States urged the United States on Friday to follow through on President Donald Trump’s decision to stop the separation of migrant families at the southern border. The 34-nation regional bloc also called for the U.S. to reunite migrant children with their parents as soon as possible. The OAS … Continue reading WASHINGTON | OAS asks US to reunite migrant families as soon as possible

WASHINGTON | US renews call for OAS to suspend Venezuela

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration renewed its call Monday for the Organization of American States to suspend Venezuela and for other members to step up pressure on the country’s government to restore constitutional order. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the Western Hemisphere bloc that President Nicolas Maduro’s government was in the process of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US renews call for OAS to suspend Venezuela