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Secretary General Received the Director of the Inter-American Defense College

Rear Admiral Martha Herb talked about the ongoing efforts to diversify the institution, among other issues.

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New Permanent Representative of Uruguay to the OAS Presents Credentials

Ambassador Hugo Cayrus said he arrived at a crucial time, when the institution is reorganizing its priorities and mandates for the 21st century.

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Assumes Chair of OAS Permanent Council

Ambassador La Celia A. Prince will coordinate debates on the budget, the process of election of the next Secretary General and the work agenda of the institution.

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OAS Anticorruption Mechanism Holds On-Site Visit to The Bahamas

Meetings were held with representatives of public offices in order to gather information about the implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption.

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Declaration of the OAS Secretary General on the Situation of the People Detained in Guantanamo

More than half of the prisoners are in conditions to be freed, but they need a country that will receive them.

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Secretary General Highlights Joint Work of OAS and PAHO in New Ideas about Drug Policy

He recalled that the public health approach was adopted by consensus at the recent Special General Assembly on the subject.

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OAS Secretary General Participated in Tribute to Orlando Letelier in Washington DC 

Director of the “think tank” where Letelier worked, recalled in his address the academic and political career of the Chilean diplomat, assassinated by the dictatorship.

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Promoting Human Development

The OAS Scholarship Program is directed at one of the cornerstones of the Organization – human development. Established in 1958, the Program awards each year scholarships for master’s, doctoral or postgraduate studies leading to a university degree. In all, more than 100,000 citizens of the Americas have benefited from the Program since its inception.

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