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On 13 September 2016, the Organisation of American States commemorated the 15th anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter in the presence of three former Heads of Government from Canada, Guatemala and Peru.   As a member of "The Friends of the Democratic Charter", a group of former Heads of Government, senior diplomats and judges, headed by former US President, Jimmy Carter, I was pleased to meet again the former Prime Minister of Canada, Jean Chretien at the occasion.  Photo below shows: Luis Almagro, Secretary-General of the OAS (centre) and Jean Chretien (right).

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A previous comnentary looks at a meerting of the Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States held on 30 March to discuss the unfair practices that have wrongly targeted Caribbean jurisdictions as tax havens, occasioning the loss of long established correspendent relations in the US and Europe. 

Click on the URL Link below to view the entire session of the OAS Permanent Council on this issue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnD55NZ0GD0&feature=youtu.be

 Sir Ronald Sanders, Chairing Permanent Council of the Organisation of American States