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

Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Michael Kozak discussed how the United States and other nations in the Americas are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the situation in Guyana vis-a-vis the contested election, the increasing authoritarian tendencies of President Bukele of El Salvador, the continued deportation of immigrants during … Continue reading April 24, 2020: Briefing on Developments in the Western Hemisphere

January 8, 2020: Senior State Department Official On State Department 2019 Successes in the Western Hemisphere Region

A senior State Department official reviewed successful efforts by the State Department in the Americas including the completion of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, the recent election in Bolivia, action by the United States and other countries in the Americas to pressure the regime of Nicolas Maduro in … Continue reading January 8, 2020: Senior State Department Official On State Department 2019 Successes in the Western Hemisphere Region

July 22, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Christopher Heath of WFTV 9

In an interview with Christopher Heath of WFTV 9, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the situation in Venezuela and the role of Cuba in supporting the Maduro regime. Cuba's role in Venezuela is open to debate as explained in an an article in DW. The transcript below was edited to only include issues related … Continue reading July 22, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Christopher Heath of WFTV 9

Coronavirus in Latin America and the Caribbean: March 14, 2020

The World Health Organization published the following updated figures in its March 14, 2020, situation report: Antigua and Barbuda Total cases: 1New cases: 1Total deaths: 0New deaths: 0Days since last reported case: 0 Argentina Total cases: 34New cases: 3Total deaths: 2New deaths: 1Days since last reported case: 0 Brazil Total cases: 98New cases: 21Total deaths: … Continue reading Coronavirus in Latin America and the Caribbean: March 14, 2020

Coronavirus in Latin American and the Caribbean for March 13, 2020

The World Health Organization published the following updated figures in its March 13, 2020, situation report: Argnetina Total cases: 31New cases: 12Total deaths: 1New deaths: 0 Days since last reported case: 0 Brazil Total cases: 77New cases: 25Total deaths: 0New deaths: 0Days since last reported case: 0 Bolivia Total cases: 3New cases: 1Total deaths: 0New … Continue reading Coronavirus in Latin American and the Caribbean for March 13, 2020