SICA – Honduras Should be Member of OAS

At an extraordinary meeting of the Central American Integration System (SICA) yesterday, the region’s presidents approved of recognizing Honduras’ new president, Porfirio Lobo, and allowing Honduras back into the Organization of American States (OAS). SICA also pledged to work at better cooperation against drug crime, and to strengthen peace and democracy in the region. SICA […]

OAS Commission Forming Next Week

OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza has said that the high level commission being created to evaluate Honduras for possible re-entry into the OAS, will be formed next week. It will include two members from South America, two from Central America and one each from the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. The names of those […]

OAS Committee to Assess Honduran Democracy

The Organization of American States (OAS) next week is to begin discussions on the assembly of a special committee that will look into ways to re-integrate Honduras into the international community. The committee will work from Washington. Its tasks and timetable will be determined by OAS Secretary General, Jose Miguel Insulza. Foreign Affairs Minister Mario […]

Clinton Speaks of Honduras’ Return to OAS

“It is time for the hemisphere as a whole to move forward and welcome Honduras back into the inter-American community,” announced Hillary Clinton at the OAS general assembly in Lima. Ms. Clinton said the region saw Honduras elect Lobo in “free and fair elections” and “fulfill his obligations under the Tegucigalpa-San Jose accords.” She also […]

Insulza Praises Honduran Government

Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General, Jose Miguel Insulza, praised the new government in Honduras for taking steps to improve the country’s situation. Insulza was speaking at the opening of the 40th OAS general assembly in Peru, in which Honduras’ readmission to the group is hoped to be discussed. The theme for this year’s […]

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