The award is given to nationals or foreigners with actions that are a valuable contribution to Guatemalan society and the great cause of peace.
"We are excited because we have changed the dimension of the debate, not only in the Americas but throughout the world," said the Secretary General.
They discussed the worlwide impact of the debate on the drug problem in the Americas initiated by the hemispheric institution in 2013.
Mayor Álvaro Arzú underscored the emphasis that Secretary General Insulza placed on "the universal fundamental ideas that support our democratic humanist ideals."
It reviews Jamaica’s oversight bodies responsible for preventing, detecting, punishing and eradicating acts of corruption.
Secretary General Insulza said the documents will contribute to clarify "one of the most tragic chapters in the history of Argentina".
OAS Secretary General, José Miguel Insulza, appointed Uruguayan politician and lawyer, Sergio Abreu, to lead the team.
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