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 29, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With David Rubenstein, President of the Economic Club of Washington, DC

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed a wide-range of topics with David Rubenstein, which included immigration and Mexico, the recently completed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and the possibility of US military intervention in Venezuela. The transcript below was edited to only include issues related to Latin America and the Caribbean. https://youtu.be/mbSS9w2jQpU MR RUBENSTEIN:  Now in respect … Continue reading July 29, 2019: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo With David Rubenstein, President of the Economic Club of Washington, DC

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