News From the Americas


OAS Secretary General Honoured by IADB

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, was recognized on Tuesday (March 24) for his sterling “support, management and valuable services” over the past 10 years to the development and integration of the Inter-American Defense Board of the OAS.


Uruguay Refuses Gitmo Detainees

The new Government in Uruguay says the country will no longer accept detainees from the United Sates detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  Last December, it accepted six Arab inmates.


Youth from Caribbean Region Get Animation and Software Training

Four hundred young people in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean will benefit from a training  programme in mobile application and animation.

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