The vast majority of people in the Western Hemisphere believe democracy remains the best form of government, observed Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a speech to the Conference on the Americas.
U.S. Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Uzra Zeya announced more than $6 million in additional humanitarian assistance for Venezuelan refugees and migrants and their host communities in Chile.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken noted the U.S. signed the first arrangement with Costa Rica, and the United States hopes to announce more in the coming weeks and months.
This year, on Earth Day and the weeks leading up to it, the Biden-Harris administration announced another bold step forward—a raft of new policies designed to tackle the global climate crisis.
For the first time in four years, the United States and Cuba held talks in Washington focusing on migration and the implementation of the U.S.-Cuba Migration Accords.
The United States is focused on the underlying issues that are pushing so many people to become migrants in the first place, including poverty and a lack of economic opportunity, among others.
The U.S. is concerned about violence in El Salvador and the implementation of the April 5 Criminal Code amendment by the Legislative Assembly criminalizing reporting on certain gang activities.
The U.S. Department of State is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Eugenio Darío Molina-López, an international drug trafficker from Guatemala.
The U.S. government is concerned by the injustice and lack of transparency on display in the trials of political prisoners in Nicaragua.
The United States hailed the release in March of two U.S. citizens who were wrongfully detained by the Maduro regime in Venezuela. The two are Gustavo Cardenas and Jorge Fernandez.
This years' International Narcotics Control Strategy Report stresses that the opioid crisis remains a global challenge.
“The United States is deeply concerned by the Guatemalan Public Ministry’s unacceptable mistreatment and persistent abuse of current and former independent prosecutors,” wrote State Department Spokesperson Ned Price.