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OAS Secretary General Attends Beatification Ceremony for Oscar Arnulfo Romero

In the framework of the event, he also met President of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén.

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Secretary General Bids Farewell to the OAS

In his last speech to the Permanent Council he said that "the Organization is much stronger now than when I arrived."

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CICAD Publishes Report on Alternatives to Incarceration for Drug Offenses

The proposals respond to the conclusions of the OAS Report on the Drug Problem in the Americas.

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Chief of EOM in Suriname Arrives in Paramaribo

Irene Klinger met today with Vice President Robert Ameerali and Foreign Minister Winston Lackin.

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Permanent Council Received Report of EOM in Dominica

Document highlighted "the professional and deliberate conduct of poll workers" and "the commitment to the voters."

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Secretary General Spoke with the New President of Guyana after his Recent Election

He congratulated President David Granger who was officially declared the winner of the 2015 general elections.

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Secretary General Presented a Review of his Mandate at the OAS

He reviewed his main achievements as head of the hemispheric institution in the presentation of his book "Democratic Governance, OAS: 2005-2015."

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OAS Mission to Elections in El Salvador Presented Report to the Permanent Council


Document highlights the “civic spirit and tranquility with which Salvadorans went to the polls to exercise their right to vote."

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OAS Permanent Council Received Annual Report of IICA

The report on the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games was also presented.

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