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    John Kerry Remarks on Western Hemisphere Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry talked about U.S. policy in Latin America at the Organization of American States meeting. He said the U.S. is one of the largest contributors to the…

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    Global Drug Trade

    Panelists talked about the global drug trade and highlighted the drug problem in the U.S. and Latin America, and offered policy solutions regarding drug trafficking and substance abuse.

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    Organization of American States Meeting

    Haitian President-elect Peval spoke at the protocolary session of the Permanent Council about cooperation and economic development in the Western Hemisphere.

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    Central America Free Trade Agreement

    President Bush spoke to members of the Hispanic Alliance for Free Trade about the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA). He discussed the importance of free trade in the Americas,…

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    Future of Democracy in the Western Hemisphere

    Senator Lugar, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, addressed OAS members about democracy and its current decline in the Western hemisphere, such as in Venezuela and…

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    Haiti Policy

    Speakers talked about the current situation in Haiti. They also expressed hope that the future would lead to more open democracy and better opportunities in the country. There is…

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    Resolution on Haiti

    The Organization of American States condemned the violence in Haiti and expressed its support for constitutional order in that country, while renewing its support for the Caribbean…

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    Report on Terrorism and Human Rights

    Mr. Mendez talked about protecting human rights in the fight against terrorism. Following his prepared statement, he responded to questions from reporters.

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    Venezuelan Affairs

    Among the topics the prime minister addressed were the relationship between Venezuela and Colombia, and the challenge of democracy in Venezuela. He spoke briefly about the kidnapping…

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    Hemispheric Meeting on Terrorism

    Attorney General Ashcroft talked to reporters about a meeting of American states on international efforts to combat terrorism and cooperation in the area to national…

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    Terrorism and Democracy

    Participants talked about international efforts to combat terrorism, threats posed by organizations in the Americas, mutual cooperation and promotion of democracy. Participants took…

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    Terrorist Attacks in U.S.

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    Hemispheric Response to Terrorist Attacks on U.S.

    Ambassadors talked about the investigation into attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, considered steps to help bring the perpetrators to justice, and explored mechanisms to…

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    Trade and Democracy in the Americas

    President Bush talked to officials about trade within the Western Hemisphere and the upcoming summit between American nations. He said that he would urge Congress to grant him…

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    Freedom of Expression in Latin America

    Participants briefed reporters on the creation of a rapporteur to oversee and respond to breaches of freedom of expression in members nations of the Organization of American…

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    Saturday Journal O.A.S.

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade Signed

    During a ceremony at the Organization of American States Building in Washington, D.C., President Clinton signed into law the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. Vice President Gore…

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    Central American Development

    The vice presidents spoke to reporters about economic development in Central America. They also took questions about political changes in their countries.

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    Situation in Haiti

    During a special session of the Organization of American States (OAS), Assistant Secretary General Thomas spoke to the assembled leaders concerning the situation in Haiti. He…

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