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Organization of American States Member Countries

The 35 Member Countries of the Organization of American States (OAS)

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Former Chilean Interior Minister Jose Miguel Insulza, the new Secretary General of the Organization of American States, prepares for a press conference after his election was announced May 2, 2005 in Washington, DC.

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Updated December 29, 2010
The Organization of American States is one of the world's oldest international organizations and includes among its member countries all 35 independent countries located in North American and South America. The following is a listing of the member countries of the Organization of American States, also known as the OAS, and have ratified the charter of the OAS.

OAS Member Countries

Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Bahamas, The
Barbados
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Cuba (gradually being re-admitted)
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras (suspended in 2009 for coup d’état)
Jamaica
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
United States of America
Uruguay
Venezuela

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