Organization of American States

How did Bolivia end up in democratic crisis?

On Sunday, the Organization of American States (OAS) - a formal monitor of the Oct. 20 vote - said the election should be annulled due to serious irregularities and manipulations and a new election should take place. Morales agreed to do so.

Nov 10, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president seeks support for fresh elections

The United States, Canada and the major European powers all consider leftist President Nicolas Maduro`s May 2018 re-election victory to be tainted by fraud and have recognized Guaido as interim President.

Feb 12, 2019, 10:15 AM IST

Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader appeals sentence

Leopoldo Lopez appealed his 14-year sentence during a marathon hearing.

Jul 23, 2016, 15:01 PM IST

Bolivia`s President Evo Morales loses fourth term bid in official results

Bolivia`s President Evo Morales has lost his bid to seek a fourth term, his first direct election defeat since taking office in 2006, according to official results released Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

OAS rights group urges Guantanamo shutdown

 The human rights arm of the Organization of American States (OAS) called Wednesday for the United States to shut down Guantanamo Bay and to put detainees who face prosecution on trial in federal courts.

Aug 05, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

Historic handshake: Barack Obama, Raul Castro meet at Summit of the Americas

US President Barack Obama and Cuba`s Raul Castro shook hands and sat near each other on Friday at a historic Summit of the Americas, a new milestone in efforts to shed decades of animosity.

Apr 11, 2015, 09:02 AM IST

OAS faces test of relevance after crisis of confidence in US

The Organization of American States holds its annual general assembly amid signs its influence as the region`s arbiter keeps waning.

Jun 02, 2014, 07:46 AM IST

Arson destroys Venezuela embassy in St Kitts

St Kitts and Nevis is a member of Petrocaribe, the agreement that allows developing nations to buy Venezuelan oil under preferential terms, but relations with the South American country are not a major point of contention in local politics.

Jan 07, 2014, 11:32 AM IST