created in 1948 to defend the sovereignty of the nations of South and North America; OAS also is involved in the settlement of disputes and promotion of economic and cultural cooperation in the region. Headquarters is in Washington, DC.
an organization composed of Latin American states and the United States; formed to promote collective security
a international political organization responsible for regional security within the Americas. Almost all countries in the hemisphere belong to the OAS; the notable exception is Cuba, whose membership was suspended following the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.
an association of countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
An international organization of the countries of the Western Hemisphere, fostering cooperation among them and advancing their common interests. It has 35 member states, although the government of one of them, Cuba, is excluded from participating.
A regional organization created in 1948 promoting the economic and social development of Latin America. Members include the U.S., Mexico, most of South and Central America, and most of the Caribbean nations.
The Organization of American States (OAS) was a western-hemisphere mutual-defense treaty signed in 1947. OAS decisions are reached by a two-thirds majority vote; the United States has no veto or special position.
The Organization of American States (OAS; OEA in the other three official languages) is an international organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C., United States. Its members are the 35 independent states of the Americas.