CaribWorldNews, WASHINGTON, D.C., Thurs. Mar. 25, 2010: The Suriname-born Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States was on Wednesday returned to his post.
Ambassador Albert R. Ramdin, was re-elected yesterday to a second five-year term following an election held during the Thirty-Ninth Special Session of the OAS General Assembly at the Organization`s headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Assistant Secretary General Ramdin was re-elected by acclamation after the proposal made by the Minister of Foreign Relations of Paraguay, Héctor Lacognata, elected as chair the Assembly.
Also re-elected Wednesday to a second term was Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza. He used the opportunity to urge the member states of the hemispheric organization to continue working for democracy, human rights, public security and other common values.