Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala, Luis Fernando Carrera Castro, presented the issue "Alternative Strategies for Combating Drugs" as his country’s proposal for the central theme of the upcoming 43rd OAS General Assembly, to be held in Antigua, Guatemala from June 4-6.

The Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza, welcomed this proposal and highlighted the assignment received during the Sixth Summit of the Americas in 2012, which urged the OAS to analyze the results of drug policies in the Americas and to explore new approaches to strengthen these efforts and make them more effective.

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