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

July 22, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Buck Sexton of iHeartMedia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers questions related to US policy regarding efforts to prevent immigrants from reaching the US-Mexico border, the recent agreement with Mexico to that end, and his upcoming visit to El Salvador. The transcript below was edited to only include issues related to Latin America and the Caribbean. QUESTION: All right, … Continue reading July 22, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Buck Sexton of iHeartMedia

July 22, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade of FOX and Friends

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the recent surge in immigration with the hosts of FOX and Friends. The transcript below was edited to only include issues related to Latin America and the Caribbean. QUESTION:  Right now, let’s bring in the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who’s at a very important event tonight.   He’ll be … Continue reading July 22, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade of FOX and Friends

July 22, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Adrian Whitsett of NBC

Adrian Whitsett of NBC interviewed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Orlando, Florida, following Pompeo's trip to Latin America and the Caribbean. The transcript below was edited to only include issues related to Latin America and the Caribbean. QUESTION:  Tell us about your recent trip.  There’s some talk right now of trying to make Guatemala … Continue reading July 22, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With Adrian Whitsett of NBC

December 18, 2018: The U.S. Strategy for Central America and Southern Mexico

The Office of the Spokesperson of the State Department published the following media note outlining US foreign policy vis-à-vis El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and southern Mexico. The United States, in partnership with the government of Mexico, is committed to promoting a safer and more prosperous Central America by enhancing security, governance, and economic prosperity that … Continue reading December 18, 2018: The U.S. Strategy for Central America and Southern Mexico