US clarifies before the OAS it will not intervene militarily in Venezuela

The United States denied on Thursday the alleged plot of a “military invasion” in Venezuela and defended its “sovereign” right to impose sanctions on that country, while it urged the OAS to “rule on” the “violations” of human rights...

Uruguayan Luis Almagro is elected as the new secretary of the OAS

In Extraordinary General Assembly, the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday elected former Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro as its new general secretary for the next five years. Almagro, a lawyer for 51 years, was elected with 33 votes and one abstention and...

Creation of Latin American Court of Human Rights is proposed by Correa

President Rafael Correa proposed this Saturday create a Latin American Court of Human Rights from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, based in Costa Rica and put aside the HHRR Commission in Washington. The president said that “is all set to have our own system of...

Ricardo Patiño qualified as “shy and insufficient” the decisions talen by the OAS

One day after the close of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Asuncion (Paraguay), Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patiño regretted that the decisions of the member countries are “shy and insufficient”, regarding the change...