July 8, 2020: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at a Press Availability

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered remarks and answered questions from reporters on a wide-range of topics including Mexican President Andres Lopez Obredor's meeting with President Donald Trump and travel between the United States and other countries in the Western hemisphere facing significant outbreaks of COVID-19. The transcript below was edited to only include issues … Continue reading July 8, 2020: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo at a Press Availability

Brazil, US Sign Agreement on Trade

The United States and Brazilian governments signed a new protocol on trade rules and transparency on Monday. The protocol amends the Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation signed in 2011 between the two governments. The news of the signing comes on the heels of similar agreements with China, the European Union, and Japan, according to … Continue reading Brazil, US Sign Agreement on Trade

Coronavirus in Latin America and the Caribbean: March 16, 2020

Dara from the World Health Organization The World Health Organization published the following updated figures in its March 16, 2020, situation report: Data from the World Health Organization The WHO reports 201 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Latin American and the Caribbean and three new deaths from the disease. Uruguay reported its first confirmed … Continue reading Coronavirus in Latin America and the Caribbean: March 16, 2020