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Bill Clinton thanks PM Douglas for friendship and service to St. Kitts and Nevis
BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – Former United States President the Hon. Bill Clinton has thanked St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Dr. Denzil L. Douglas for joining him on stage during the closing session of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).
President Clinton in a letter dated October 22nd 2013 also thanked Prime...Read More...
White House Fellows Program Accepting Applications for 2014-2015 Class
WASHINGTON, DC - The White House Fellows Program for 2014-2015 is now accepting applications online until Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 5:59pm (EST).
Founded in 1964, the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships is one of America’s most prestigious programs for leadership and public service.
White House Fellowships offer...Read More...
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson Leads Effort to Assist People of Haitian Descent in the Dominican Republic
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (FL-24) and Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy III (MA-4) submitted a letter to President Danilo Medina of the Dominican Republic in response to a recent Dominican court ruling that makes many Dominican citizens of Haitian descent into outsiders in their own country.
The ruling by the...Read More...
Prime Minister of Grenada Calls for Implementation of an Agenda for Growth and Transformation before the Permanent Council
WASHINGTON, DC - The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) today received the Prime Minister of Grenada, Keith Mitchell, in a protocolary meeting in which he who spoke about his country’s efforts to strengthen its economy and promote an agenda for recovery, growth and transformation.
The highest authority...Read More...
OAS Completes Work on Civil Registry in Saint Kitts and Nevis
WASHINGTON, DC - The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS), through its Secretariat for Political Affairs, has completed a project to assist the Civil Registry in Saint Kitts and Nevis through the implementation of the Caribbean Civil Registry and Identity System (CCRIS).
Caribbean experts from the...Read More...
St. Kitts and Nevis calls on the United States to end economic embargo against Cuba
NEW YORK – Declaring its support for General Assembly Resolution 67/4 on the “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba”, St. Kitts and Nevis has again called for an immediate end to this unilateral action.
“Germane to this concept of exclusion from the international...Read More...
New Representative of Grenada to the OAS Presents Credentials
WASHINGTON, DC - The new Permanent Representative of Grenada to the Organization of American States (OAS), Ambassador Angus Friday, today presented to the Secretary General, José Miguel Insulza, the credentials that accredit him to the institution.
During the ceremony, that took place at the headquarters of the hemispheric organization in...Read More...
Message of the OAS Secretary General on the 50th Anniversary of the “I Have a Dream” Speech
WASHINGTON, DC - The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, today recalled the 50 years since the historic address by the great civil rights leader in the United States, Martin Luther King, “in which he shared his dream of inclusion and his will to put an end to racial discrimination...Read More...
Op-Ed: 50th Anniversary of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream " Speech
By Sen. Bill Nelson
WASHINGTON, DC - Fifty years ago Wednesday the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and shared his dream with the world.
As we pause to remember that iconic moment in our nation's history, we should reflect on all the progress our country has made since the slain civil rights...Read More...
President Obama meets with African-American Faith Leaders
WASHINGTON, DC - President Obama met with African-American faith leaders to discuss the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and how civil rights and equality are closely tied to voting rights and closing the gap on education, unemployment, and access to health care.
The faith leaders from major African-American...Read More...
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