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

July 1, 2020: Entry into Force of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued the following press statement marking the entry into force of the USMCA. Today marks a landmark achievement for the countries of North America to increase manufacturing and investment in our region.  On July 1, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) came into force, fulfilling President Trump’s promise to modernize and … Continue reading July 1, 2020: Entry into Force of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

March 12, 2020: Sanctions Against Businesses Linked to Mexican Cartels

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued the following press statement announcing the designation of several businesses in Mexico under the Kingpin Act for ties to organized crime. The United States is committed to preventing and combating narcotics trafficking globally.  The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) yesterday designated four Mexican … Continue reading March 12, 2020: Sanctions Against Businesses Linked to Mexican Cartels

January 29, 2020: President Trump Initiates a New Chapter in Trade Policy by Signing into Law the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued the following statement following President Donald Trump signing the new trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Today, the President of the United States signed into law the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), initiating a new chapter in U.S. trade policy.  Mexico and the United States have now … Continue reading January 29, 2020: President Trump Initiates a New Chapter in Trade Policy by Signing into Law the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

January 16, 2020: U.S. Senate Passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued the following statement after the Senate passed the USMCA. Today, the United States Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, also known as the USMCA, bringing us one step closer to fulfilling President Trump’s promise to modernize and update trade agreements. Mexico has ratified the USMCA, and we now look … Continue reading January 16, 2020: U.S. Senate Passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement