September 7, 1977: Statement on the Panama Canal Treaty Signing

President Jimmy Carter delivered the following speech on September 7, 1977. Mr. Secretary General and distinguished leaders from throughout our own country and from throughout this hemisphere: First of all, I want to express my deep thanks to the leaders who have come here from 27 nations in our own hemisphere, 20 heads of state, … Continue reading September 7, 1977: Statement on the Panama Canal Treaty Signing

December 20, 1989: Address to the Nation on Panama

President George H.W. Bush delivered the following speech on December 20, 1989. https://youtu.be/sMedrjZCc-Y My fellow citizens, last night I ordered U.S. military forces to Panama. No President takes such action lightly. This morning I want to tell you what I did and why I did it. For nearly 2 years, the United States, nations of … Continue reading December 20, 1989: Address to the Nation on Panama

January 8, 1906: Message Regarding Panama Canal

President Theodore Roosevelt delivered the following speech on January 8, 1906. To the Senate and House of Representatives: I inclose herewith the annual report of the Isthmian Canal Commission, the annual report of the Panama Railroad Company and the Secretary of War's letter transmitting the same, together with certain papers. The work on the isthmus … Continue reading January 8, 1906: Message Regarding Panama Canal

March 22, 2002: Presidents Bush, Fox in Mexico, Joint Statement

President George W. Bush met with Mexican President Vicente Fox in Monterrey, Mexico, on March 22, 2002. Presidents Bush and Fox made the following remarks at a press conference in the Palacio de Gobierno at 6:57 PM local time. PRESIDENT FOX: Good afternoon. Thank you very much. Yes, in fact, it has been a very … Continue reading March 22, 2002: Presidents Bush, Fox in Mexico, Joint Statement

March 24, 2002: Presidents Bush, Salvadoran President Flores Joint Press Availability

President George W. Bush and Salvadoran President Flores made the following remarks in the Casa Presidencial in San Salvador, El Salvador, at 1:00 PM (local) on March 24, 2002. PRESIDENT FLORES:  Good afternoon.  It is an honor for us to be here with you, and to be able to answer the questions that you want to ask … Continue reading March 24, 2002: Presidents Bush, Salvadoran President Flores Joint Press Availability