US to Send Delegation to Uruguayan Presidential Inaguation

President Donald Trump announced on Friday, February 21, that a delegation of United States officials will attend the inauguration of Uruguay's next president, Luis Lacalle Pou. Pou is a longtime politician having served in the Chamber of Representatives from 2000 to 2015 and the Senate from 2105 to 2019. Pou won a runoff election in … Continue reading US to Send Delegation to Uruguayan Presidential Inaguation

Bolivian Foreign Minister Defends Recent Policy Shifts

President Jeanine Anez's government wasted little time in radically transforming Bolivia's foreign policy since she came to power in the aftermath of the resignations of Evo Morales and the next three people in the line of presidential succession. Within a week of becoming the new foreign minister of Bolivia, according to Reuters, Karen Longaric raised … Continue reading Bolivian Foreign Minister Defends Recent Policy Shifts

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