With countries divided at the 47th OAS General Assembly, will anything ever get done regarding the Venezuelan Crisis?
As the OAS continues to fail to act on the worsening situation in Venezuela, regular citizens have taken an interest in the Organization’s work.
The defeat of U.S. candidate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is a troubling sign of declining U.S. leverage and moral authority in the hemisphere, and not just on matters of human rights.
Last month, we profiled and scored all seven nominees and interviewed the U.S. nominee, Doug Cassel. Yesterday, the OAS elected candidates from Brazil, Chile and Mexico.
La OEA no llega a un consenso en relación con la situación venezolana. Almagro y Maduro se sacan chispas. Y, dentro del organismo, los países se dividen en bloques.
Next week the hemisphere’s foreign ministers—including U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson—will gather in Cancun. They will vote on IACHR commissioners and the budget, but will there be real action on Venezuela?
En la región hay cinco cláusulas democráticas en cinco diferentes organismos. Ahora queda por ver cuál será el papel de la Argentina a cargo de UNASUR
The controversies swirling around the victory of Lenin Moreno’s narrow victory demonstrate why it’s important to have credible professional electoral observers.
The March 28 OAS Permanent Council discussion on Venezuela was a not-so-subtle rebuke to the failed efforts at dialogue. Instead of acknowledging shifting international opinion, though, the next day Venezuela Supreme Court gave the OAS its sharpest example yet of an “interruption in the constitutional process.” Now what?
In the strongest language so far, a joint statement signed by 14 states (and supported by 4-more Caribbean states) condemns Venezuela under the Inter-Democratic Charter. And it asks other member states to follow up if Venezuela doesn’t comply.