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Last Updated Tuesday, April 15, 2014
OAS Anticorruption Mechanism Holds On-Site Visit to Haiti
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti - A Commission of the Anti-Corruption Mechanism of the Organization of American States (OAS) held an “on-site” visit to Haiti from April 8 – 10 with the country’s consent, as part of the analysis that the mechanism carries out in accordance with the methodology adopted by consensus among its member...Read More...
Saint Kitts and Nevis Assumes Chair of the OAS Permanent Council
WASHINGTON, DC -
The Permanent Representative of Saint Kitts and Nevis to the Organization of American States (OAS), Jacinth Henry-Martin, today assumed the Chair of the Permanent Council of the hemispheric institution, held during the past period by the Dominican Republic.
Upon receiving the gavel that represents the Council's authority...Read More...
Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson Travels to Haiti for Discussions with President Martelly’s Administration about Reconstruction Efforts and Haiti Elections
MIAMI - Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) traveled to Haiti on Friday, March 28, 2014, at the invitation of House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman-emeritus Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27).
The purpose of the trip is to examine the findings of a Governmental Accountability Office report, commissioned through the House...Read More...
New Cabinet re-assignments in Trinidad & Tobago
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar SC, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, has advised his Excellency, Anthony Carmona, President of Trinidad and Tobago, of the following Cabinet re-assignments:
- Senator, the Hon Gerry Hadeed - Minister of Tourism.
- Senator, the Hon Vasant Barath - Minister...Read More...
OAS and Association of Caribbean States Seek to Strengthen Cooperation Ties
WASHINGTON, DC - The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, met today (Monday, March 24th) with the Secretary General of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), Alfonso Múnera Cavadía, with whom he discussed how to build a more active and dynamic partnership between the OAS and...Read More...
FL Immigrants hope that State Politicians "Keep Working" for all Floridians
Miami – "Let's keep working!" was the phrase Governor Scott used several times during his State of the State address today. "We agree, but we hope our state politicians want to keep working for all Floridians, including immigrants," replied María Rodriguez, Executive Director for the Florida Immigrant Coalition.
Three years...Read More...
OAS Anti-Corruption Mechanism to Conduct On-Site Visit to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
ST. VINCENT - A Commission from the OAS Mechanism for Follow-Up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) will conduct from April 22 to 24, 2014, an on-site visit to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with the consent of the host country, as part of the follow-up “inter pares” process...Read More...
St. Kitts and Nevis condemns acts of violence in Venezuela
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – The Government of St Kitts and Nevis on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to international peace and security, democracy, and the rule of law, and has expressed concerned over the violent clashes between anti-and pro-government protestors in Venezuela.
“We affirm both the principle of non-intervention...Read More...
MIAMI GARDENS MAYOR GILBERT AND CITY COUNCIL TO ADDRESS $60 MILLION DOLLAR GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND AT TOWN HALL MEETING
MIAMI GARDENS – The City of Miami Gardens will host a town hall meeting for residents of the City of Miami Gardens. Mayor Oliver Gilbert will discuss the general obligation bond vote to happen on April 1, 2014.
The town hall meeting will take place on Thursday, February 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational...Read More...
President Obama to Sign Executive Order on Streamlining the Export/Import Process for America’s Businesses
WASHINGTON, DC - In his State of the Union address, President Obama set an ambitious agenda to make 2014 a year of action: using his pen and his phone to take steps that expand opportunity for America’s middle class – including helping small American businesses compete in a global economy.
Today, aboard Air Force One, the...Read More...
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