Haiti - FLASH : Haiti votes against the legitimacy of the regime of President Nicolas Maduro
Note that this session was convened by the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of El Salvador, Carlos Calles Castillo, at the request of the Delegations of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, United States, Guatemala, Paraguay and Peru.
19 countries including Haiti, voted for this resolution, 6 voted against, 8 abstained and 1 country was absent. At the end of this vote, Secretary General Luis Almagro declared "We welcome the commitment of the countries of the Americas, ignoring the illegitimate regime of Nicolas Maduro. The people of Venezuela are not alone, we are still working to restore democracy, rights and freedoms for all."
Country (19) having voted for the resolution not recognizing the regime of Nicolas Maduro :
Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, United States, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Saint Lucia.
Countries (6) having voted against this resolution :
Bolivia, Dominica, Nicaragua, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Venezuela.
Countries (9) who abstained or absent :
Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, El Salvador, Mexico, St. Kitts and Nevis, Trinidad and Tobago and Uruguay and Grenada (absent).
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