Luis Almagro, who aspires for 5 more years as a general secretary, will meet two other candidates who criticize the interventionist against the Venezuelan government.
To be elected, candidates must obtain 18 votes from 33 authorized countries (will OAS allow Guaidó representative vote?). In 2015 elections, Almagro, nominated by progressive government of José Mujica, had almost unanimous support from the region.
Now, the Uruguayan is presented as a US poker chip., backed by Colombia satellite governments , Brazil, Ecuador and Uruguay. His submission to US imperialist guidelines has subtracted sympathy from the continental bloc. Almagro is the US dolphin, a country that turned the OAS into a space for political lynching to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, which forced the withdrawal of it. , formalized on April 27, 2019.
In Hugo de Zela case o, he was nominated by Peru’s president , Martín Vizcarra, and Ecuadorian María Fernanda Espinosa, is a former Foreign Minister of Rafael Correa.
Hugo de Zela, a diplomat with a career, has signaled that his program will remove Venezuela from the center of the regional agenda. To “strengthen diplomatic actions” we must give “priority to other issues.”
María Fernanda Espinosa was nominated by Antigua and Barbuda along with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, without the support of the Ecuadorian government. For her, it’s necessary to “rescue the role of the General Secretariat (of the OAS) as a bridge for dialogue and agreements”.
Today, the polarization caused by Luis Almagro’s mandate in the continent, focused on seeking the forced exit of the Chavista government in Venezuela, threatens to make him lose his reelection in the OAS.
17 mar. 2017 00:01:17