April 24, 2020: Briefing on Developments in the Western Hemisphere

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs led a special briefing on developments in the Americas that touched on a number of topics, including the coronavirus crisis in Ecuador, a political crisis in Guyana, increased pressure on Maduro in Venezuela, and the concerning authoritarian actions of President Bekele in El Salvador. MR BROWN:  … Continue reading April 24, 2020: Briefing on Developments in the Western Hemisphere

February 16, 2001: Joint Statement and Remarks with President Fox of Mexico

President George W. Bush and Mexican President Vicente Fox released the following joint statement on February 16, 2001. The Guanajuato Proposal We met today at Rancho San Cristobal, in Guanajuato, in a dialogue of friends and neighbors to agree on important goals and principles that will govern relations between our two countries. We are united, … Continue reading February 16, 2001: Joint Statement and Remarks with President Fox of Mexico

April 20, 1914: Message Regarding Tampico Incident

President Woodrow Wilson delivered the following message on April 20, 1914. Gentlemen of the Congress: It is my duty to call your attention to a situation which has arisen in our dealings with General Victoriano Huerta at Mexico City which calls for action, and to ask your advice and cooperation in acting upon it. On … Continue reading April 20, 1914: Message Regarding Tampico Incident

Mexico Cuts Rate 1st time in 62 months on growth risks

This article was originally published on CentralBankNews.info on August 15, 2019. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. Mexico's central bank lowered its policy rate for the first time in 62 months, saying inflation has decreased as it expected but the economy continues to stagnate and uncertainty about the relationship with the United States continues … Continue reading Mexico Cuts Rate 1st time in 62 months on growth risks

June 8-9, 1981: Remarks during a Visit from President Jose Lopez Portillo of Mexico

On June 8-9, 1981, President Ronald Reagan hosted Mexican President Jose Lopez Portillo at the White House. On June 8, Reagan and Lopez Portillo delivered the following remarks at the South Portico of the White House. Lopez Portillo spoke in Spanish and his remarks were translated by an interpreter. President Reagan. I warmly welcome President … Continue reading June 8-9, 1981: Remarks during a Visit from President Jose Lopez Portillo of Mexico