Remarks by National Security Advisor Ambassador John R. Bolton on the Administration’s Policies in Latin America Foreign Policy

Miami Dade College Miami, FL November 2, 2018 Thank you very much. It’s a great pleasure, a great honor, to be here today in Miami, and to be with all of you. I can’t thank Ileana Ros-Lehtinen enough. As she said, we’ve known each other many years. We’ve fought a lot of battles together against ...
Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Pence at the Regional Migration and Humanitarian Crisis

United Nations Headquarters New York, New York September 25, 2018 THE VICE PRESIDENT: President Duque, thank you for convening this Ministerial meeting, for your words today, and for working tirelessly both in Colombia, and now on the world stage, to form a comprehensive response to the Venezuelan migration crisis. And not just simply to the ...
Read More»

Remarks by President Trump to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly | New York, NY

United Nations Headquarters New York, New York September 25, 2018 10:38 A.M. EDT  THE PRESIDENT: Madam President, Mr. Secretary-General, world leaders, ambassadors, and distinguished delegates: One year ago, I stood before you for the first time in this grand hall. I addressed the threats facing our world, and I presented a vision to achieve ...
Read More»

OAS Adopts Resolution on Nicaragua

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo September 12, 2018 Thank you Madam Chair for convening another Special Session of this Council.  Our Organization has a responsibility to remain engaged and respond to the situation in Nicaragua — which has shifted to a campaign of intimidation and threats against the government’s perceived opponents. The efforts of our ...
Read More»

U.S. Mission Highlights Efforts to Advance International Religious Freedom

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback OAS Permanent Council September 5, 2018 I would like to begin by extending my thanks to Ambassador Rita María Hernández Bolaños, Permanent Representative of Costa Rica, for calling this meeting and to our U.S. Mission – represented today by Deputy Permanent Representative Alexis Ludwig, for ...
Read More»

OAS Permanent Council Holds Special Meeting on Venezuela Migration Crisis

Remarks by Alexis Ludwig Deputy U.S. Permanent Representative September 5, 2018 Thank you Madam Chair, and distinguished presenters. The United States is pleased that the Secretary General, with the support of the Colombian government, has requested the convocation of this important session of the Permanent Council. The United States remains concerned about the struggle Venezuelan ...
Read More»

OAS Hosts Dialogue on Women’s Economic. Empowerment

Remarks by Ray W. Washburne, President and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Organization of American States Washington, D.C. August 27, 2018 Thank you Ambassador Trujillo, for inviting OPIC to address this important institution. For more than 70 years, the Organization of American States has served a critical role fostering solidarity and cooperation ...
Read More»

OAS Hosts Dialogue on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Remarks by White House Adviser ‎Ivanka Trump Organization of American States Washington , D.C. August 27, 2018 Thank you, Ambassador Trujillo, for that kind introduction – and thank you for your commitment to advancing economic opportunities for women throughout our hemisphere. Secretary General Almagro, and distinguished Ambassadors, it is an honor to speak with you ...
Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Todd Robinson

Remarks by Ambassador Todd Robinson OAS Permanent Council August 2, 2018 Thank you Madam Chair for convening another Special Session of this Council. Our Organization has a responsibility to respond to the rapidly deteriorating situation in Nicaragua. Madam Chair, the situation continues to worsen by the day. This despite the growing international condemnation of the ...
Read More»

OAS Condemns Government Sponsored Violence in Nicaragua

Remarks by Ambassador Carlos Trujillo July 18, 2018 Thank you Madam Chair for convening another Special Session of the Council. We have an obligation to respond to the rapidly deteriorating situation in Nicaragua. The situation is worsening day by day. This continues despite the growing international condemnation of the ongoing, government-sanctioned violence and intimidation campaign ...
Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Pence at Organization of American States Reception

June 4, 2018 Eisenhower Executive Office Building 7:55 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you, Deputy Secretary Sullivan.  To Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, and to all the great representatives of freedom-loving nations across the New World: On behalf of the First Family, my wife and I say, welcome to the White House.  (Applause.) ...
Read More»

Remarks by Deputy Secretary John Sullivan at the Washington Conference on the Americas

 May 9, 2018 “The United States is committed to being the security partner of choice for the Americas,” said the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan at the  48th Washington Conference on the Americas . The deputy secretary highlighted the importance of U.S. engagement in the hemisphere when it comes to collaborating on issues of security, drug trafficking, ...
Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Pence During a Protocolary Meeting at the Organization of American States

May 7, 2018 Organization of American States Washington, D.C. 2:05 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Ambassador Gonzalez, Secretary General Almagro, Ambassador Trujillo, permanent representatives, distinguished members of Congress, ambassadors, all of our honored guests, it is my great honor to be here in the House of the Americas to address this session of the Organization ...
Read More»

OAS Permanent Council Commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the Organization of American States

Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Remarks OAS Special Meeting of the Permanent Council Commemoration OAS 70th Anniversary April 30, 2018 Thank you, Mr. Chair, and Mr. Secretary General. Today marks an important opportunity for all member states, including my own, to reflect on the founding principles of this Organization set forth in its Charter and the American ...
Read More»

Secretary Pompeo Addresses State Department Employees

Remarks Mike Pompeo  Secretary of State John J. Sullivan Deputy Secretary of State Harry S. Truman Building C Street Lobby Washington, DC May 1, 2018  DEPUTY SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Thank you. Thank you, everyone, for being here. It’s a great honor to be here to introduce our new Secretary of State. Before I do so, I wanted ...
Read More»

Remarks at a State Luncheon in Honor of French President Emmanuel Macron and Mrs. Macron

Remarks at a State Luncheon in Honor of French President Emmanuel Macron and Mrs. Macron Remarks John J. Sullivan Acting Secretary of State Ben Franklin Room Washington, DC April 24, 2018  ACTING SECRETARY SULLIVAN: Well, thank you. Good afternoon, everyone. I’m honored to join Vice President Pence in welcoming President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte ...
Read More»

Ambassador Trujillo Delivers Inaugural Remarks at the OAS Permanent Council

Ambassador Carlos Trujillo OAS Permanent Council Friday, April 20, 2018  Mr. Chairman, Mr. Secretary General, fellow Permanent Representatives — I am honored to come before the Permanent Council today, for the first time, representing the United States of America here at the Organization of American States. I am grateful to President Trump for placing ...
Read More»

Acting Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Cuban Independent Civil Society

Acting Secretary Sullivan’s Meeting With Cuban Independent Civil Society Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 12, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Acting Secretary of State John J. Sullivan and USAID Administrator Green met today with Cuban independent civil society members on the margins of the Summit of the Americas ...
Read More»

Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Presents Credentials As U.S. Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States

Remarks Ambassador Carlos Trujillo Presentation of Credentials Ceremony Thursday, April 5, 2018 Secretary General Almagro, Mr. Chair of the Permanent Council Ambassador Gonzalez, Assistant Secretary General Mendez, distinguished ambassadors and alternate representatives, members of the Secretariat — I am honored and grateful to be here today with you and deeply humbled by the trust that ...
Read More»

OAS Approves Resolution on Venezuela

Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Kevin K. Sullivan Special Session of the OAS Permanent Council Resolution on Venezuela February 23, 2018 Thank you very much Mr. Chair. Just another brief intervention to comment on some of the statements that a number of my colleagues here today have made. The United States is of course ...
Read More»

OAS Permanent Council Addresses Violence against Women in the Americas

On December 6, 2017, the OAS Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) held a special meeting at OAS headquarters in Washington DC, on the subject “Addressing Violence against Women in the Americas.”  Acting United States Deputy Chief of Mission Genevieve Libonati addressed the gathering on behalf of the delegation of the United States. ...
Read More»

U.S. Government Announces Contribution to REMJA

Interim U.S. Permanent Representative to the OAS Kevin K. Sullivan (center) and Deputy Assistant Secretary Daniel Foote from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) (left) are joined by OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro in a ceremony to announce a U.S. government contribution to OAS REMJA for continued programming of cybercrime training workshops.  ...
Read More»

Remembering 9/11

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 11, 2017 Remarks by President Trump at the 9/11 Memorial Observance   The Pentagon Arlington, Virginia 9:49 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, General.  Thank you very much, ladies and gentlemen. I want to thank you, Secretary Mattis, General Dunford, members of the ...
Read More»

OAS Permanent Council Addresses the Crisis in Venezuela

Remarks by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Kevin K. Sullivan OAS Permanent Council July 26, 2017 Mr. Chairman, my delegation would like to begin this afternoon by thanking you for including this topic on the agenda of today’s Council meeting.  The situation in Venezuela could not be more timely or relevant for this Council’s consideration. Over ...
Read More»

Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon Addresses OAS Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs

Remarks by Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon at OAS Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs on the Situation in Venezuela May 31, 2017 Washington, D.C. UNDER SECRETARY SHANNON:  Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  To you, sir, to the Secretary General and to all my colleagues, I extend my respect and gratitude for your presence here ...
Read More»

USOAS Hosts Reception in honor of U.S. IACHR Candidate Douglass Cassel

Notre Dame Professor Douglass Cassel, U.S. candidate to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), addresses the gathering hosted by the U.S. Permanent Mission to the Organization of American States (OAS) after his introduction by Interim U.S. Permanent Representative Kevin Sullivan.   Remarks by Interim Permanent Representative Sullivan The Embassy Row Hotel, Washington, D.C. May ...
Read More»

Special Session of the Permanent Council Addresses the Situation in Venezuela

On March 28, 2017, the OAS held a special session of the Permanent Council to address the situation in Venezuela.  Speaking on behalf of the U.S. Permanent Mission, Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael J. Fitzpatrick stated:  “This meeting is happening today because of the constructive spirit of a majority of member states that seeks to identify ...
Read More»
Show More ∨