fbpx
Belize Audubon Society announced closure for Victoria Peak Trail 2018 season
June 6, 2018
Re- Registration scheduled to begin July 1
June 7, 2018

Venezuela remains part of the OAS; Belize abstains

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Venezuelan President

Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2018. 10:03 am CST.

By BBN Staff:  The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela has survived an attempt by the United States government to have it suspended from the Organization of American States (OAS).

The US had proposed a motion at the OAS General Assembly to suspend Venezuela from the organism and doesn’t acknowledge the legitimacy of the May 20 elections, in which incumbent President Nicolas Maduro was re-elected.

The General Assembly approved the motion but could not get the support of 24 of 35 foreign ministers that were required to make the suspension official.

The U.S. proposed the motion which was backed by Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guyana, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Saint Lucia, Dominican Republic, Bahamas, Jamaica and Barbados.

Eleven countries abstained, including  Suriname, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago, Belize, Uruguay, Antigua and Barbuda, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Haiti and Nicaragua.  Venezuela, Bolivia, Dominica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines voted against the motion.

The failed suspension was of little consequence because Venezuela already announced that it will voluntarily leave the OAS next year.

 

Аdvеrtіѕе wіth thе most visited news site in Веlіzе ~ Wе оffеr fullу сuѕtоmіzаblе аnd flехіblе dіgіtаl mаrkеtіng расkаgеѕ. Yоur соntеnt іѕ dеlіvеrеd іnѕtаntlу tо thоuѕаndѕ оf uѕеrѕ іn Веlіzе аnd аbrоаd! Соntасt uѕ аt [email protected] оr саll uѕ аt 501-601-0315.

 

© 2018, BreakingBelizeNews.com. This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

  • Galen University
  • larry waight
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.