oas oas  /ˈoʊ ˈeɪ ˈɛs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation

News

  1. Kerry to push for OAS reform, broad debate on drug policy

    By Lesley Wroughton and Mike McDonald ANTIGUA, Guatemala (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will press for reform of the 35-nation Organization of American States and back a broad approach to tackling drug-related violence at OAS meetings this week, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday. Kerry, who arrived in Guatemala on Tuesday, will also meet with Venezuelan Foreign Minister ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. OAS Aircraft Support Announces Billy Mitchell as VP of Operations

    Lakeside, AZ – June 7, 2013– Brightwater Partners, LLC, is pleased to announce that Billy Mitchell has been appointed as VP of Operations at two of their portfolio companies: OAS Aircraft Support and OAS’ Alabama-based sister company, Alabama Aircraft Support (AAS).
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Aircraft Maintenance Technology

  3. No Drug Policy Change as OAS Wraps up in Guatemala

    OAS meeting ends in Guatemala without policy change on decriminalizing or legalizing drugs        
    on June 8, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "The OAS resolution pleases us. We are pleased, but not satisfied," Correa said as he visited Chavez in Caracas. "This isn't going to cool down until the aggressor is condemned."
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Rafael Correa Source: News 10NBC

  2. "The United States has been working with our partners in the OAS to fashion a strong consensus condemning the detention and expulsion of President Zelaya and calling for the full restoration of democratic order in Honduras," said Clinton,...
    on Jun 29, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Reuters

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