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Poets of the Caribbean

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States has launched a new exhibition aimed at highlighting the poets of the Caribbean region. “Poets of the Caribbean” opened this week at the headquarters of the OAS in Washington, DC. …

A New Secretary General at the OAS

 Above: Luis Almagro Lemes (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States will soon have a new Secretary General. Incoming Secretary General Luis Almagro Lemes will assume office in a ceremony on May 26 at the …

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OAS Electoral Mission Arrives in Guyana

 Above: Georgetown, Guyana By the Caribbean Journal A team of observers from the Organization of American States has arrived in Guyana ahead of the country’s planned general elections. The OAS team began its final deployment in Georgetown, the country’s capital, …

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 Above: Neil Persan (centre) is the new OAS Permanent Council Chair (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Organization of American States Permament Council. Trinidad’s permanent representative to the OAS, …

 Above: new OAS Secretary General-elect Luis Almagro (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States will soon have a new Secretary General. The hemispheric body voted Wednesday to elect former Uruguayan Foreign Minister Luis Almagro as …

 Above: OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti will not be hosting the Organization of American States’ XLV General Assembly. the regional body announced Friday. The decision, announced by Haiti Foreign Minister Duly …

 Above: the signing ceremony in Washington (OAS Photo/Juan Manuel Herrera) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States will be observing the general elections in St Kitts and Nevis later this month. OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States will be sending an electoral observation mission to Dominica for the country’s national elections next week. Dominica will be holding elections on Dec. 8. The OAS …

 Above: the Hyatt Regency Trinidad By the Caribbean Journal staff The Americas Competitiveness Forum begins Wednesday in Port of Spain, Trinidad. This year’s conference will be the eighth edition of the forum, which is being held under the theme “The …

 Above: the OAS Permanent Council in session (OAS Photo/Juan Manuel Herrera) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States’ Permanent Council has adopted a declaration urging Haiti’s government to hold long-delayed legislative and municipal elections by the end …

 Above: Haiti’s new Permanent Representative to the OAS, Bocchit Edmond presents his credentials (OAS Photo/Maria Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has appointed its new Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States. New envoy Bocchit Edmond presented …

 Above: the opening of the plant in Catacamas (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Honduras has opened its first ethanol plant in the eastern portion of the country. It plant is part of a wider initiative led by the …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff An Organization of American States Electoral Observation Mission arrived in St John’s, Antigua on Monday ahead of the country’s national elections on Thursday. The delegation, which was led by Chief of …

 Above: Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo/Juan Manuel Herrera) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States says it is welcoming the “new achievement” in peace talks between Colombia’s government and the FARC …

 Above: Jacinth Henry-Martin, chair of the OAS Permanent Council (OAS Photo/Juan Manuel Herrera) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis has officially assumed the rotating chairmanship of the Organization of American States’ Permanent Council. Jacinth …

 Above: Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo/Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza is urging a “comprehensive dialogue” between the government and the opposition in Venezuela. …

 Above: the Haitian and OAS teams in Port-au-Prince (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly met Friday with a delegation from the Organization of American States in Port-au-Prince. Martelly, who was joined by the country’s new …

 Above: Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza (OAS Photo/Patricia Leiva) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of American States will be sending a technical assistance mission to Colombia on cyber security, the regional organization announced. The …