Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Bolivian Foreign Minister Longaric

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met with Bolivian Foreign Minister Karen Longaric today in Bogota. Secretary Pompeo congratulated Foreign Minister Longaric on the new elections scheduled for May 3 and commended the transitional government’s collaboration with Bolivia’s National Assembly to establish a new Electoral Tribunal.

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Secretary Pompeo – November 21, 2019

Secretary Pompeo – November 21, 2019 All countries deserve free, fair, transparent, & credible elections. The @OAS_official report on #Bolivia makes it clear that Bolivians were not given this chance. Stop the violence, hold elections, & work with @JeanineAnez & the transitional government to #BringDemocracyBack . All countries deserve free, fair, transparent, & credible elections. The @OAS_official report on #Bolivia makes …

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Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding the Resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales

The resignation yesterday of Bolivian President Evo Morales is a significant moment for democracy in the Western Hemisphere.  After nearly 14 years and his recent attempt to override the Bolivian constitution and the will of the people, Morales’s departure preserves democracy and paves the way for the Bolivian people to have their voices heard.

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Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks at the Organization of American States

Secretary Pompeo: The United States is a friend of Venezuela and of the Venezuelan people. We have watched Venezuelans suffer for far too long. We know what they know, that the tyranny of the now defunct Maduro regime has far too long – for far too long choked the country and its citizens.

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Recognizing Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2019 Statement from President Donald J. Trump Recognizing Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela   Today, I am officially recognizing the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Juan Guaido, as the Interim President of Venezuela.  In its role as …

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Actions Against Venezuela’s Corrupt Regime

Press StatementMichael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC January 10, 2019 The United States condemns Maduro’s illegitimate usurpation of power today following the unfree and unfair elections he imposed on the Venezuelan people on May 20, 2018. The United States remains steadfast in its support of the Venezuelan people and will continue to use …

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Human Rights Day

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement by Secretary Pompeo December 10, 2018 Human Rights Day Seventy years ago, the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Emerging from a world war that shocked humanity with its cruelty, the sovereign nations of the world united to specify those …

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LGBTI Pride Month 2018

U.S. Department Of State Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Statement By Secretary Pompeo June 1, 2018 LGBTI Pride Month   The United States joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Pride Month, and reaffirms its commitment to protecting and defending the human rights of all, including …

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia   Washington, DC May 17, 2018 The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights. Our nation was founded on the bedrock principle that we are all created equal – and that every person is entitled …

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Swearing-In Ceremony of Carlos Trujillo as U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States

The White House Remarks by Vice President Pence at Swearing-In Ceremony of Carlos Trujillo as U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States   May 2, 2018 The Vice President’s Ceremonial Office Eisenhower Executive Office Building 4:04 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, good afternoon. And on behalf of President Trump and the First …

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U.S. Engagement in the Western Hemisphere at University of Texas at Austin

This trip comes at an important time for the Western Hemisphere. This diverse region – which includes Canada, Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean – is a priority for the United States for reasons other than simply our geographic proximity.

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PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP ANNOUNCES A NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY TO ADVANCE AMERICA’S INTERESTS

PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP ANNOUNCES A NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY TO ADVANCE AMERICA’S INTERESTS “Our government’s first duty is to its people, to our citizens — to serve their needs, to ensure their safety, to preserve their rights, and to defend their values.” – President Donald J. Trump A NEW NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY FOR A NEW …

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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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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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Remarks at the United Nations Security Council Ministerial Session on D.P.R.K.

Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State United Nations New York City April 28, 2017 SECRETARY TILLERSON: Thank you, Secretary General, for that most helpful briefing. I shall now make a statement in my capacity as Secretary of State of the United States, and I thank you for the opportunity to address the Security Council. According …

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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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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month

We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around the world. America honors the celebrated women pioneers and leaders in our history, as well as those unsung women heroes of our …

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Joint Statement on U.S.-Mexico Relations

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary January 27, 2017 Joint Statement on U.S.-Mexico Relations   The United States President Donald J. Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto spoke by phone this morning for an hour.  The call was mutually arranged by their teams. The two had a productive and constructive call regarding the bilateral relationship between the two …

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The Inaugural Address

The White House January 20, 2017 The Inaugural Address REMARKS OF PRESIDENT DONALD J.  TRUMP – AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY INAUGURAL ADDRESS FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of …

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240 Years of Democracy

The United States elected the 45th president of its history: Donald Trump. At the residence of the United States Embassy, US citizens, members of the diplomatic corps, journalists and friends gathered to follow the results of the polls minute by minute. Once again democracy was celebrated, the principles and values of a solid system, institutionalized …

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