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Government of Haiti Presented Preparations for the Meeting of Ministers of Culture in August

Minister Rocourt said the Declaration of Port-au-Prince should reflect the value of the creative industries as an engine of development.

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OAS Leader Emphasizes that Parliaments are "the Greatest Institution of Democracy"

The Legislative Power is "the key to the system of checks and balances that ensures separation, independence, balance and the exercise of political power," he said.

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Mexico Donates Collection of Works of García Márquez to the Columbus Memorial Library of the OAS

The material includes books, magazines, and bibliographic and recorded material from the recently deceased Colombian Nobel Prize winner.

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OAS Secretary General Calls for Ceasefire in Gaza

Insulza said that "once again violence only brings death and no solutions" and regretted that the truce "has not been respected."

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OAS Leader Emphasizes Contributions of the Inter-American System to International Law in Lima

Secretary General also called on the member states to ratify the American Convention on Human Rights if they have not done so.

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OAS Secretary General Met with the President of the Congress of Peru

The two discussed the First Inter-American Meeting of Presidents of Legislatures to be held tomorrow in Lima.

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The OAS Presented Recommendations to Improve the Electoral System of El Salvador

The main objective of the document is to support the work of the electoral institutions of the Central American country.

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