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OAS Passes Resolution on Recent Events in Nicaragua; Belize abstains

Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2018. 7:11 pm CST.

BBN Staff: Belize has chosen to abstain from voting on a motion passed at the Organization of American States, condemning acts by the Government of Nicaragua which violates the human rights of its citizens.

Belize, which is embroiled in it’s own ongoing human rights issues in the face of a State of Emergency, was one of nine countries that abstained, along with Barbados, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, St. Kitts and Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

Belize’s Resident Ambassador to the OAS, Daniel Gutierrez and alternative representative Laura Frampton, represented Belize at the regular meeting of the OAS General Assembly, where the resolution was passed.

Breaking Belize News was informed that Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington was in a meeting in Belize City all afternoon, and his CEO Patt Andrews, is currently out of the country.

BBN will be following up to what led to the decision to abstain from the resolution, which expressed OAS member countries’ “strong condemnation regarding acts of violence, repression, and human rights violations and abuses,” committed against the people of Nicaragua as reported by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

 

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