Organisation of American States

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Membership• Antigua and Barbuda
• Argentina
• the Bahamas
• Barbados
• Belize
• Bolivia
• Brazil
• Canada
• Chile
• Colombia
• Costa Rica
• Dominica
• Dominican Republic
• Ecuador
• El Salvador
• Grenada
• Guatemala
• Guyana
• Haiti
• Honduras
• Jamaica
• Mexico
• Nicaragua
• Panama
• Paraguay
• Peru
• Saint Kitts and Nevis
• Saint Lucia
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
• Suriname
• Trinidad and Tobago
• the United States
• Uruguay
• Venezuela
US dominated continental organization of North and South American states

The Organisation of American States or the OAS is a continental organisation that was founded on 30 April 1948, for the purposes of regional solidarity and cooperation among its member states. Headquartered in the United States capital Washington, the OAS's members are the 35 independent states of North and South America.

As of 26 May 2015, the Secretary General of OAS is Luis Almagro.[1]

 

Known Participants

29 of the 32 of the participants already have pages here:

ParticipantDescription
Antigua and BarbudaSmall island nation in the Caribbean Sea, formerly part of the British Empire.
ArgentinaSecond biggest country in South America.
BarbadosScenic Caribbean island nation. Formerly part of the British Empire
BelizeThe only Central American country which is a Commonwealth realm.
BoliviaMountainous country in South America. Formerly part of the Spanish Empire.
BrazilVery large and not particularly populous country which has made a priority of biofuels.
CanadaIf tar sands are counted, Canada possesses the 3rd largest oil reserves of any nation state.
ChileSpanish-speaking MEDC in South America. It occupies a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
ColombiaColombia is an important state in the trafficking of cocaine to North America.
Costa RicaAn armyless country between Nicaragua and Panama
Dominican RepublicCaribbean country; shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti.
EcuadorOffered asylum to Julian Assange.
El SalvadorA small Spanish-speaking nation state in Central America. Brutal CIA proxy war in the 1980s
GrenadaA Caribbean island, that had a coup in the 1980s.
GuatemalaCountry in Central America. High rates of poverty, crime, drug cartels, and instability.
GuyanaThe only UK colony on the mainland on South America.
HaitiCaribbean country; shares the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic. The poorest country in North America, Haiti has faced natural disasters, economic crises and political instablity for many years.
HondurasCentral American country; formerly part of the Spanish Empire.
JamaicaCaribbean island
MexicoFormer Spanish colony
Nicaragua
PanamaHas a globally important shipping route.
Paraguay
PeruNation state in South America with cocaine growing capacity used by the SDS
Suriname
The Bahamas
Trinidad and TobagoFormer British colony in the Caribbean. Mainly consisting of the main islands Trinidad and Tobago.
Uruguay
VenezuelaVenezuela possesses the world's largest oil reserves

 

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