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Montevideo, September 26th 2018 - 05:35 UTC

Tag: US foreign policy

  • Wednesday, June 6th 2018 - 08:57 UTC

    Venezuela closer to being suspended from OAS

    “I’m glad we are recognizing that democracy matters. We will not recognize illegitimate governments,” Carlos Trujillo, U.S. representative to OAS said

    The Organization of American States (OAS) on Tuesday passed a resolution to call an extraordinary assembly to vote on suspending Venezuela from the 34-member group after President Nicolas Maduro’s widely condemned re-election last month.

  • Saturday, January 27th 2018 - 08:57 UTC

    Tillerson's first tour of several Latin American countries in early February

    At the start of his trip Tillerson will outline the Administration’s Western Hemisphere policy priorities in an address at the University of Texas at Austin.

    United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Austin, Texas, and then to Mexico City, Mexico; Bariloche and Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Perú; Bogotá, Colombia; and Kingston, Jamaica on February 1-7. According to a release from the State Department, Secretary Tillerson will engage with regional partners to promote a safe, prosperous, energy secure, and democratic hemisphere.

  • Tuesday, December 27th 2011 - 09:43 UTC

    How US campaigns and elections shaped politics across the world

    Andrew Hammond

    * By Andrew Hammond - The eyes of much of North America and South America will this coming year be on the US presidential and congressional elections as Democrats and Republicans fight it out for control of the White House, the US House of Representatives, and the US Senate. The ballots could have key implications not just for US domestic issues, but also US foreign policy across the Americas region, including in Cuba and Venezuela.