Statement by Ambassador Haley on the Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela

United States Mission To The United Nations Office of Press and Public Diplomacy For immediate release October 16, 2017 Statement by Ambassador Haley on the Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela Yesterday, Venezuelans once again attempted to make their voices heard, and dictator Maduro once again tried to silence them through reported voter intimidation, manipulation, and obstruction. …

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Statement of Spokesperson Heather Nauert on Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement By Heather Nauert, Spokesperson October 12, 2017 Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela   The Venezuelan people deserve to have their voices heard through their nation’s Gubernatorial Elections this Sunday, October 15.  The United States and the international community are paying close attention to this …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz

September 19, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place on September 19, 2017. According to the local media, approximately 1000 to 1700 people from different sectors of the Bolivian Workers Union (COB) will block several main streets in downtown La Paz. Protestors are asking …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz September 13, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place at Avenida Arce, in front of the City Hall building on Calle Mercado on September 13, 2017.  Street vendors of La Paz are protesting against the issuance of street vendor credentials. According to local media there will be …

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NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH, 2017

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the accomplishments of Hispanic Americans who have helped shape our great Nation.  We are grateful for the many contributions Hispanic American men and women make to our society and the vibrancy they weave into our American …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz

September 12, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place at Avenida Arce and Belisario Salinas Street on September 12, 2017. The transportation sector will demand that the roads to Achacachi and Copacabana roads be cleared. According to the local media, approximately 150 to 175 …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in La Paz

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that according to the local media two demonstrations are expected to take place in La Paz on August 30, 2017.  The first demonstration will concentrate approximately 300 to 500 street vendors that will march from the Alonso de Mendoza Square towards the City Hall in downtown …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place in 12th Street in the Obrajes neighborhood on August 29, 2017. Residents and transportation leaders of the Mallasa neighborhood will be demonstrating with the stated purpose of demanding better roads. According to the local media, approximately 1000 to 1500 …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz

United States Embassy La Paz, Bolivia August 28, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that two demonstrations are expected to take place on August 28, 2017. According to the local media, approximately 150 to 200 street vendors are expected to block the Max Paredes commercial area to protest against the issuance …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Achacachi

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrators in Achacachi are expected block all access to Achacachi and the main road to Copacabana.  Main blocking points have been installed on the Calachaca and Rio Queca bridges, and in the intersection to Viacha. Demonstrators are asking for the resignation of the mayor of Achacachi and the …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz

August 22, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrators are expected gather in San Francisco Square and Colon Street and block all access to El Alto. Street Vendors of La Paz, FEJUVE (Federation of Neighborhood Councils) and COB (Central Obrera Boliviana) are protesting against the issuance of street vendor credentials. …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz

August 17, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations organized by the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) and the National Coordinator for Change (CONALCAM) will take place in front of the U.S. Embassy in La Paz in Avenida Arce #2780 at 6:00 p.m. on August 17, 2017. The expected number of demonstrators is …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrators are expected to block the main streets from Plaza La Garita de Lima to Plaza Eguino on August 14, 2017. Street Vendors of La Paz are protesting against the issuance of street vendor credentials. Heavy traffic is expected in the surrounding area. Even demonstrations …

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Bolivian Independence Day

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC August 5, 2017 On behalf of the United States Government, congratulations to the people of Bolivia on the anniversary of your independence on August 6. The United States and the people of Bolivia enjoy a deep and lasting relationship based on mutual respect. We take …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz

August 2, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place at Mariscal Santa Cruz Avenue on August 2, 2017. Residents of Achacachi are protesting against the mayor of Achacachi. Heavy traffic is expected in the surrounding area. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Roads From La Paz to Cochabamba and Santa Cruz Are Closed

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz has received multiple reports that roads from La Paz to Cochabamba and Santa Cruz will be blocked on Monday, July 31, 2017.  All bus departures from La Paz to Cochabamba and to Santa Cruz have been canceled. The reason for these roadblocks has not yet been confirmed. Even demonstrations …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz July 26, 2017

United States Embassy La Paz, Bolivia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz July 26, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place at Avenida Arce, in front of the Ministry of Education beginning at 09:00 on July 26, 2017. Students of Saint Paul …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz July 24, 2017

United States Embassy La Paz, Bolivia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in La Paz July 24, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in La Paz informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place at the San Andres University beginning at 12:00 on July 24, 2017. Students will be demonstrating with the stated purpose of …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Shooting in Santa Cruz

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz has reports of an active shooting between Velarde and Irala Avenues in the center of Santa Cruz. The Embassy recommends that all U.S. citizens avoid the affected area. Monitor local media for the latest updates. For further information: See the  State Department’s travel website  for the  Worldwide Caution , Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and  Bolivia Country Specific Information . …

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2017 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC June 7, 2017 In recognition of LGBTI Month, the Department of State affirms its solidarity with the human rights defenders and civil society organizations working around the world to uphold the fundamental freedoms of LGBTI persons to live with dignity and freedom. We also recognize …

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OAS LGBTI Core Group Statement: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Joint Statement Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs Washington, DC May 17, 2017 Today, on May 17, the members of the OAS LGBTI Core Group (Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, United States and Uruguay) are proud to join other governments and civil society organizations from around the world to celebrate the International Day against Homophobia, …

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Statement by President Trump on Syria

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary         For Immediate Release         April 6, 2017 STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON SYRIA Mar-a-Lago, Florida 9:40 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  My fellow Americans:  On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians.  Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad …

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