Winter Institute

A select group of six university students from across Bolivia is in the United States to participate in the Winter Institute for Student Leaders, known as the Winter Institute.  The Winter Institute brings together students from Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru and Paraguay, to offer them tools to improve their leadership skills. The Institute includes a four-week academic …

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We are Inspira’d!

IVLP Alumna Fabiola Tito is leading the 2019 Inspira Program in Sucre. She has brought together alumni from different programs and backgrounds to collaborate on diverse projects. The overarching goal of the Inspira Program is to strengthen recently established alumni networks throughout Bolivia. In this second Inspira cycle, we will increase interaction, improve alumni participation …

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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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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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Ambassador Nikki Haley on U.S. Humanitarian Funding to Colombia to Help Displaced Venezuelans

United States Mission to the United Nations Office of Press and Public Diplomacy For Immediate Release March 20, 2018 Press Release: Ambassador Nikki Haley on U.S. Humanitarian Funding to Colombia to Help Displaced Venezuelans   President Maduro’s continuing disregard for the universal human rights of the Venezuelan people has triggered over 1.5 million Venezuelans to seek …

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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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A Step Back for Democracy in Bolivia

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release  STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON November 29, 2017 A Step Back for Democracy in Bolivia The United States is deeply concerned by the November 28 ruling of the Constitutional Tribunal of Bolivia to declare inapplicable provisions of the country’s constitution that prohibit elected officials, including …

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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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