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Regional Issues:  Charter of the Organization of American States

Protocol of Amendment adopted by the Nineteenth Special Session of the General Assembly to OAS at Managua on June 10, 1993; Signed by the United States on June 10, 1993; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate January 26, 1994 (Treaty Doc. 103-22, 103d Congress, 2d Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations March 22, 1994 (Senate Executive Report No. 103-28, 103d Congress, 2d Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate May 17, 1994; Ratified by the President June 7, 1994; Instrument of Ratification of the United States of America deposited June 20, 1994; entered into force for the United States January 29, 1996.

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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future